Definitions

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  • adj. Not demanding; uncritical; not difficult to satisfy.
  • adj. Not requiring precision or substantial effort.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not rigorous

Etymologies

From un- +‎ exacting (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • After the obligatory cultural Grand Tour of Europe Henry settled down to the unexacting life of the super-rich, indulging in his hobby, drawing caricatures.

    American Connections

  • But the fact remains that Spokane was buggered into bankruptcy by priests known to be deviant, and the underlying causes could have been avoided by unexacting prudential decisions well within the moral compass of an ordinary parishioner.

    The-more-things-change department II

  • But Mrs Eames was a kind, patient, unexacting woman, who took all civil words as meaning civility.

    The Small House at Allington

  • But falsehood is so unexacting, needs so little help to make itself manifest!

    The Captive

  • Tolstoy set out for Germany in 1857, anxious to study social conditions that he might learn how to raise the hapless serfs of Russia, bound, patient and inarticulate, at the feet of landowners, longing for independence, perhaps, when they suffered any terrible act of injustice, but patient in the better times when there was food and warmth and a master of comparatively unexacting temper.

    Heroes of Modern Europe

  • It was easily possible for entire families to subsist the year around on the fruits of land and water plus unexacting manual labor.

    The Bounty of the Chesapeake Fishing in Colonial Virginia

  • This can not be done through any system of methods, neither are narrow interests or unexacting tasks sufficient to arouse all that the soul has now to give.

    The Unfolding Life A Study of Development with Reference to Religious Training

  • No one could be unwilling to take care of one so unexacting.

    Girls and Women

  • In fact, our old friend the novelette, with its unexacting canons of plausibility; tacked on, as it happens, to twenty chapters of meandering incident, a long way after the well-known Five-Towns formula, garnished with pleasantly romantic little notices of _Dicky's_ pictures and _Dicky's_ love affairs.

    Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, October 7, 1914

  • The moment was a critical one; Captain Drake seemed inclined to place her in the category of old, unexacting friends -- ladies who looked on and smiled, content to give him tea on rainy days, and call him by his

    The Pool in the Desert

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