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Definition of Exacting


  1. of Exact
  2. Oppressive or unreasonably severe in making demands or requiring the exact fulfillment of obligations; harsh; severe.

Exacting Quotations

Seeking can become stressful when you apply the same laws that you apply in the material world - hard work, exacting plans, driving ambition, and attachment to outcome.
Deepak Chopra

Social thinking requires very exacting thresholds to be powerful. For example, we've had social thinking for 200,000 years, and hardly anything happened that could be considered progress over most of that time. This is because what is most pervasive about social thinking is 'how to get along and mutually cope.'
Alan Kay

I love the German and the Swiss people for their many fine traits of character. I love their language that is so exacting and yet so expressive.
Joseph B. Wirthlin

It is so much more difficult to live with one's body than with one's soul. One's body is so much more exacting: what it won't have it won't have, and nothing can make bitter into sweet.
D. H. Lawrence

Running a real business is exacting, daunting, repetitive work. Even in Silicon Valley.
Ben Stein
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Exacting Translations

exacting in French is prestigieux
exacting in Italian is esigente
exacting in Norwegian is krevende
exacting in Spanish is pretencioso, exigente
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