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Difficulty

Pronunciation of Difficulty
/dˈɪfɪkˌʌlti/, /dˈɪfɪkˌʌlti/, /d_ˈɪ_f_ɪ_k_ˌʌ_l_t_i/

Antonyms for difficulty:

ease.

Synonyms for difficulty:

Sense 1

jigsaw, pitfall, disruption, hot potato, exigency, growing pains, ups and downs, obstacle course, body blow, dissentience, visitation, toughie, snag, shortcoming, run-in, stumbling block, fight, Inharmony, deep water, dead weight, hot spot, rhubarb, vicissitudes, dutch, discordance, nuisance.

Sense 2

disturbance, rub, headache, quagmire, hot water, controversy, uncertainty, dissonance, friction, doubt, aggravation, baggage, hurdle, polemic, annoyance, odds, sorrow, undoing, tax, strain, soup, quarrel, altercation, wall, dissidence, disadvantage, dissension, running sore, vexation, downfall, millstone, tiff, confusion, challenge, obstruction, hitch, debate, box.

Sense 3

strife, schism, variance, consideration, care, contention, issue, ill, spat, disaccord, dog, disagreement, state.

Sense 4

discord, faction, war, wrangle, argument, scrape, conflict, confrontation, warfare, kink, catch.

Sense 5

dispute, spot.

Sense 6

bind.

Sense 7

difference.

Sense 11

word.

accident

emergency.

bar

barrier.

bother

inconvenience.

distress

suffering.

disturbance

unpleasantness.

hardship

asperity.

horror

bugbear.

intricacy

involution.

mutability

vicissitude.

problem

nut, hang up.

rigidity

rigor.

test

crunch.

vicious cycle

vicious circle.

Sense 5 (noun)

asperity.

Sense 6 (noun)

hot spot, soup, box, spot, dutch.

Sense 7 (noun)

discordance, dissentience, variance, contention, Inharmony, disaccord, schism, warfare, faction, friction, conflict, war, dissidence, difference, discord, dissonance, confrontation, dissension.

Sense 8 (noun)

polemic, tiff, spat, disagreement, wrangle, word, rhubarb, dispute, argument, altercation, debate, controversy, run-in, fight, quarrel.

act (noun)

trouble.

adversity (noun)

bad luck, burden, trial, misery, misfortune, trouble, curse, calamity, hardship, adversity, mishap, dolor, ordeal, woe, hard times, destitution, disaster, infliction, distress, casualty, blight, bane, rainy day, affliction, hard luck, contretemps, poverty, catastrophe, grief, agony, poorness, tragedy, misadventure, peril, torment, tribulation.

aggravation (noun)

headache.

argument (noun)

dispute, altercation, hassle, controversy, quarrel, fight.

complexity (noun)

abstruseness, puzzle, mystery, entanglement, convolution, obscurity, intricacy, complexity, Cabalism, subtlety.

crisis (noun)

dilemma.

difficulty (noun)

involvement, contrariness, arduousness, hardness, strenuousness, fussiness, onerousness, formidability, trickiness, knottiness, toughness, severity, tightness, difficultness, oppressiveness, complication, matter, corner, wearisomeness, wearying, roughness, ticklishness, muddle, stressfulness, cumbersomeness, trouble, strait, harshness, cantankerousness.

disagreement (noun)

quarrel.

disappointment (noun)

frustration, setback.

doubt (noun)

demurral.

hang-up (noun)

hang up.

hindrance (noun)

setback, stumbling block.

hopelessness (noun)

impossibility.

mental burden (noun)

vicissitude, puzzle, worry, annoyance, aggravation, bother, misery, millstone, setback, care, jam, inconvenience, strife.

millstone (noun)

millstone.

objection (noun)

demur, objection.

predicament (noun)

perplexity, problem, fix, predicament, jam, quandary, dilemma, plight, pickle.

problem; situation requiring great effort (noun)

hitch, complication, adversity, frustration, quandary, fix, obstruction, exigency, strain, hot water, snag, predicament, scrape, emergency, perplexity, arduousness, misfortune, dilemma, deep water, strenuousness, pickle, stumbling block, muddle, trouble, distress, strait, quagmire, hardship, tribulation.

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misconstrue

botch, distort, mar, misapprehend, miscalculate, misconceive, misestimate, misjudge, misread, mistake.

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