demanding etymology

English word demanding comes from English demand, English landlubber

Detailed word origin of demanding

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
demand English (eng) (legal) To issue a summons to court.. To ask forcefully for information.. To claim a right to something.. To request forcefully.. To require of someone. (economics) The amount of a good or service that consumers are willing to buy at a particular price.. (electricity supply) More precisely peak demand or peak load, a measure of the maximum power load of a utility's customer over a short [...]
landlubber English (eng) (nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.
demanding English (eng) Requiring much endurance, strength, or patience.

Words with the same origin as demanding

Descendants of landlubber