Exhausting

  • 1 Exhausting — Ex*haust ing, a. Producing exhaustion; as, exhausting labors. {Ex*haust ing}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Exhausting — Ex*haust ing, a. Producing exhaustion; as, exhausting labors. {Ex*haust ing}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 exhausting — index operose, oppressive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 exhausting — exhaustive, exhausting Both words are derived from the verb exhaust, but relate to different meanings. Exhaustive relates to the meaning ‘use up the whole of’ (as in exhausting a supply) and means ‘thorough or comprehensive’: • We have all read… …

    Modern English usage

  • 5 exhausting — exhaustingly, adv. /ig zaw sting/, adj. producing or tending to produce fatigue, weariness, or the like: an exhausting day; an exhausting child. [1530 40; EXHAUST + ING2] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 6 exhausting — ex|haust|ing [ıgˈzo:stıŋ US ˈzo:s ] adj making you feel extremely tired ▪ an exhausting process ▪ It had been an exhausting day …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 exhausting — adjective 1. having a debilitating effect (Freq. 1) an exhausting job in the hot sun • Syn: ↑draining • Similar to: ↑debilitating 2. producing exhaustion an exhausting march …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 Exhausting — Exhaust Ex*haust , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exhausted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exhausting}.] [L. exhaustus, p. p. of exhaurire; ex out + haurire, haustum, to draw, esp. water; perhaps akin to Icel. asua to sprinkle, pump.] 1. To draw or let out wholly; to… …

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  • 9 exhausting — adjective Apt at exhausting ; very tiring …

    Wiktionary

  • 10 exhausting — See exhaustive, exhausting …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 11 exhausting — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ▪ find sth ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …

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  • 12 exhausting — ex|haust|ing [ ıg zɔstıŋ ] adjective extremely tiring: a long exhausting day at work …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 exhausting — adjective making you feel extremely tired: an exhausting journey …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 exhausting — adjective an exhausting day of moving furniture Syn: tiring, wearying, taxing, fatiguing, wearing, enervating, draining; arduous, strenuous, onerous, demanding, grueling; informal killing, murderous …

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  • 15 exhausting — UK [ɪɡˈzɔːstɪŋ] / US [ɪɡˈzɔstɪŋ] adjective making you feel extremely tired and without energy a long exhausting day at work …

    English dictionary

  • 16 exhausting — exhaust ► VERB 1) tire out completely. 2) use up (resources or reserves) completely. 3) explore (a subject) thoroughly. 4) expel (gas or steam) from an engine or other machine. ► NOUN 1) waste gases or air expelled from an engine or other machine …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 exhausting — Synonyms and related words: arduous, burdensome, crippling, debilitating, devitalizing, difficult, draining, enervating, enfeebling, fatiguesome, fatiguing, grinding, grueling, hard, harsh, heavy, killing, laborious, onerous, oppressive,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 exhausting — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Causing fatigue: draining, fatiguing, tiring, wearing, wearying. See TIRED …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 exhausting — ex haust·ing || tɪŋ adj. tiring, draining ex·haust || ɪg zɔːst n. steam or gases ejected from an engine; pipe through which steam or gases are ejected; emptying v. make tired, weaken; drain; empty; use up; emit, eject …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 exhausting — adj laborious, arduous, strenuous, back breaking, Sl. ball busting, hard, difficult; tedious, wearisome, tiresome; tiring, fatiguing, weakening, enervating, debilitating …

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