AskDefine | Define challenging

Dictionary Definition

challenging adj
1 requiring full use of your abilities or resources; "ambitious schedule"; "performed the most challenging task without a mistake" [syn: ambitious]
2 stimulating interest or thought; "a challenging hypothesis"; "a thought-provoking book" [syn: thought-provoking]
3 disturbingly provocative; "an intriguing smile" [syn: intriguing]

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English

Verb

challenging
  1. present participle of challenge

Adjective

  1. Difficult, hard to do.

Antonyms

Translations

difficult; hard to do

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