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Definitions of difficult

  1. requiring much effort and trouble; "the mountain climb was long, steep, and difficult" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "a difficult child"; "found himself in a difficult situation"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. Hard to do or to make; beset with difficulty; attended with labor, trouble, or pains; not easy; arduous. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Hard to manage or to please; not easily wrought upon; austere; stubborn; as, a difficult person. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To render difficult; to impede; to perplex. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Not easy; hard; perplexing; not easily managed; as, a man of genius often has a difficult temper. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Not easy: hard to be done: requiring labor and pains: hard to please: not easily persuaded. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Hard to be done; requiring labor or skill. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Hard to do or be done; arduous; perplexing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Hard to influence or satisfy; intractable; exacting. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Hard to be done, or to accomplish; not easy; attended with labour and pains; hard to be pleased; not easily managed or persuaded; hard to understand. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Not easy to be done; hard of accomplishment; attended with labour; arduous; laborious. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. dif'i-kult, adj. not easy: hard to be done: requiring labour and pains: hard to please: not easily persuaded.--adv. DIFF'ICULTLY.--n. DIFF'ICULTY, laboriousness: obstacle: objection: that which cannot be easily understood or believed: embarrassment of affairs: a quarrel. [The adj. was formed from difficulty, in place of the old form difficile. Fr. difficulté--L. difficultas = difficilitas--difficilis--dif (= dis), neg., and facilis, easy.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  14. Hard to do or practise, troublesome, perplexing, (often d. of access, to answer, &c.); =prec. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  15. Hard, not easy; troublesome, vexatious; hard to please, peevish. Complete Dictionary
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