\ɛɡzˈaktɪŋ], \ɛɡzˈaktɪŋ], \ɛ_ɡ_z_ˈa_k_t_ɪ_ŋ]\
Definitions of EXACTING
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
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Demanding or compelling to pay or yield under color of authority: requiring authoritatively: demanding or disposed to demand without pity or justice: extorting: compelling by necessity: unreasonably severe or oppressive. "With a temper so exacting, he was more likely to claim what he thought due, than to consider what others might award."-Arnold.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.