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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
arduous, burdensome, crippling, debilitating, devitalizing, difficult, draining, enervating, enfeebling, fatiguesome, fatiguing, grinding, grueling, hard, harsh, heavy, killing, laborious, onerous, oppressive, overburdensome, punishing, sapping, straining, strenuous, stressful, tiresome, tiring, toilsome, trying, tyrannous, weakening, weariful, wearing, wearisome, wearying, weighty
Dictionary Results for exhausting:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: having a debilitating effect; "an exhausting job in the
           hot sun" [syn: draining, exhausting]
    2: producing exhaustion; "an exhausting march"; "the visit was
       especially wearing" [syn: exhausting, tiring, wearing,

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
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 drain off completely; as, to
      exhaust the water of a well; the moisture of the earth is
      exhausted by evaporation.
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   2. To empty by drawing or letting out the contents; as, to
      exhaust a well, or a treasury.
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   3. To drain, metaphorically; to use or expend wholly, or till
      the supply comes to an end; to deprive wholly of strength;
      to use up; to weary or tire out; to wear out; as, to
      exhaust one's strength, patience, or resources.
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            A decrepit, exhausted old man at fifty-five.
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   4. To bring out or develop completely; to discuss thoroughly;
      as, to exhaust a subject.
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   5. (Chem.) To subject to the action of various solvents in
      order to remove all soluble substances or extractives; as,
      to exhaust a drug successively with water, alcohol, and
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   Exhausted receiver. (Physics) See under Receiver.

   Syn: To spend; consume; tire out; weary.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Exhausting \Ex*haust"ing\, a.
   Producing exhaustion; as, exhausting labors. --
   Ex*haust"ing, adv.
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