Definition of Exhausting

1. Adjective. Having a debilitating effect. "An exhausting job in the hot sun"

Exact synonyms: Draining
Similar to: Debilitating



2. Adjective. Producing exhaustion. "The visit was especially wearing"
Exact synonyms: Tiring, Wearing, Wearying
Similar to: Effortful

Definition of Exhausting

1. a. Producing exhaustion; as, exhausting labors.

Definition of Exhausting

1. Adjective. Very tiring. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of exhaust) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exhausting

1. exhaust [v] - See also: exhaust

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exhausting

exhaust fan
exhaust fumes
exhaust hood
exhaust manifold
exhaust pipe
exhaust pipes
exhaust purifier
exhaust system
exhaust valve
exhausted
exhaustedly
exhauster
exhausters
exhaustibility
exhaustible
exhausting (current term)
exhaustingly
exhaustion
exhaustion atrophy
exhaustion psychosis
exhaustions
exhaustive
exhaustively
exhaustiveness
exhaustivities
exhaustivity
exhaustless
exhaustlessly
exhaustlessness
exhaustly

Literary usage of Exhausting

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1. Brief Making and the Use of Law Books by Roger William Cooley, William Minor Lile (1909)
"exhausting the Authorities. Having located in the Digest by the use of the ... Fortunately, the process of exhausting the authorities is largely a ..."

2. The Southern Planter (1852)
"Here are three cereal crops in succession, and all exhausting, and with only one ... It is actually exhausting, and of course still more unprofitable, ..."

3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1864)
"receiver ; on exhausting it was extinguished. When burnt in the closed receiver, without exhausting, it continued alight for a much longer time. ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"... and exhausting, and he asserts that he did almost all the work which was afterwards published in his employer's name. He was ordained deacon by Thomas ..."

5. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"consciousness of the extravagant follies and parasite vices which were exhausting and strangling the life and energies of a once great people. ..."

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