1. exacting

adjective. ['ɪgˈzæktɪŋ'] severe and unremitting in making demands.


  • strict
  • demanding


  • fancy
  • indulgent
  • gluttonous

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Rhymes with Exacting

  • subcontracting
  • subtracting
  • extracting
  • distracting
  • counteracting
  • retracting
  • detracting
  • redacting
  • interacting
  • impacting
  • attracting
  • reacting
  • enacting

How do you pronounce exacting?

Pronounce exacting as ɪgˈzæktɪŋ.

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Sentences with exacting

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Even the standards for a consensual transfer of custody would be very exacting.

2. Adjective
The rotating assembly (crank, rods and pistons) need to meet exacting tolerances.

Quotes about exacting

1. Over time as most people fail the survivor's exacting test of trustworthiness, she tends to withdraw from relationships. The isolation of the survivor thus persists even after she is free.
- Judith Lewis Herman, Trauma and Recovery

2. exacting

adjective. ['ɪgˈzæktɪŋ'] requiring precise accuracy.


  • demanding


  • front
  • placable

3. exacting

adjective. ['ɪgˈzæktɪŋ'] having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures.


  • inexact