Definition of Challenging

1. Adjective. Requiring full use of your abilities or resources. "Performed the most challenging task without a mistake"

Exact synonyms: Ambitious
Similar to: Difficult, Hard
Derivative terms: Ambition



2. Adjective. Stimulating interest or thought. "A thought-provoking book"
Exact synonyms: Thought-provoking
Similar to: Stimulating

3. Adjective. Disturbingly provocative. "An intriguing smile"
Exact synonyms: Intriguing
Similar to: Provocative

Definition of Challenging

1. Verb. (present participle of challenge) ¹

2. Adjective. Difficult, hard to do. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Challenging

1. challenge [v] - See also: challenge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Challenging

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challengeable
challenged
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challenging (current term)
challengingly
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Literary usage of Challenging

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Trials in Actions Civil and Criminal by Seymour Dwight Thompson (1889)
"Time and Order of challenging. 92. [Continued.] Right to hold Peremptory ... challenging the Polls of a Special Jury. 98. Ground of Challenge must be ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Trials in Actions Civil and Criminal by Seymour Dwight Thompson, Marion C. Early (1912)
"Order of challenging as between the Parties. 95. Mode of Impaneling. 96. ... challenging the Polls of a Special Jury. 98. Ground of Challenge must be ..."

3. Supervising Child Protective Services Caseworkers by Thomas D. Morton, Marsha K. Salus (1995)
"challenging Work For work to be satisfying, there must be tasks that are challenging or motivating. Just as each individual prefers some tasks more than ..."

4. Trial by Jury: A Brief Review of Its Origin, Development and Merits and by Robert Von Moschzisker (1922)
"(§ 121) Striking and challenging jurors: Ethics of. ... (§ 125) challenging jurors: Examining as to competency to sit; (§ 126) Discretion of court; ..."

5. Precedents of Indictments and Pleas: Adapted to the Use of Both of the by Francis Wharton (1881)
"challenging TOFIGHT.(a) (1028) Sending a challenge, at common law. First count, sending the letter ... (1045) challenging and posting, at common law. ..."

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