Pronunciation of Difficult
/dˈɪfɪkə͡lt/, /dˈɪfɪkəlt/, /d_ˈɪ_f_ɪ_k_əl_t/
Synonyms for difficult:
offending, fathomless, insolvable, self-defeating, persnickety, messy, rocket science, insuperable, intrusive, disagreeable, obstructive, garbled, effortful, recherche, mountainous, opaque, indigestible, unaccountable, straitened, devilish, contrarious, incoherent, problem, unbridgeable, hard-earned, fraught, highfalutin, bureaucratic, intolerable, schismatic, tangled, Dizzying, fiddly, mind-boggling, high-flown, unfathomable, insurmountable, indecipherable, byzantine, unclear, punitive, recalcitrant, contentious, impenetrable, sophisticated, divisive, disjointed, disruptive, unfeasible, invidious, amiss, insupportable, ornery, enigmatic, cerebral, tortuous, costly, time-consuming, tendentious, kafkaesque, advanced, arcane, murphy's law, provocative, expensive.
balky, corrosive, dim, generous, ambiguous, uncomfortable, impossible, baroque, contorted, intractable, wayward, inextricable, incendiary, ungovernable, rogue, fuzzy, mischievous, incommodious, sensitive, fanciful, bewildering, Fiendish, undesirable, confused, froward, inflammatory.
unfortunate, miserable, unfriendly, disastrous, detrimental, unlucky, inauspicious, grievous, troublesome, hard, adverse, unpropitious, calamitous, opposing, burdensome, unfavorable, perilous, untoward, distressful, antipathetic, tragic, catastrophic.
burdensome, fussy, formidable, wearying, troublesome, ticklish, adverse, thorny, scabrous, complicated, wearisome, cumbersome, onerous, stiff, demanding, uphill, toilsome, contrary, complex, strenuous, laborious, wearing, knotty, harsh, bothersome, hard, rough, rugged, trying, grinding, stressful, tight, tough, cantankerous, finicky, severe, oppressive, arduous, tricky.
hard on someone; hard to do (adjective)
arduous, effortful, exacting, intricate, ambitious, tough, labored, bothersome, demanding, severe, uphill, problem, laborious, trying, strenuous, herculean, stiff, onerous, toilsome, formidable, burdensome, wearisome, troublesome, challenging, heavy, problematic.
unmanageable socially (adjective)
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ticklish, catchy, thorny, tricky, arduous, problematic, baffling, herculean, hard, rough, awkward, knotty, rugged, trying, unenviable, vexed, embarrassing, delicate, tough, stubborn, ambitious, tall, sticky, fractious, troublesome, serious, challenging, rocky, hard-fought, problematical, nasty, tight.