Antonyms for difficulty

Grammar : Noun
Spell : dif-i-kuhl-tee, -kuhl-tee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈdɪf ɪˌkʌl ti, -kəl ti

Definition of difficulty

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French difficulté, from Latin difficultatem (nominative difficultas) "difficulty, distress, poverty," from difficilis "hard," from dis- "not, away from" (see dis-) + facilis "easy" (see facile).
  • noun problem; situation requiring great effort
  • noun mental burden
  • noun argument
Example sentences :
  • Mr. Paine looked up as he entered, and had no difficulty in guessing his errand.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • She managed it with difficulty between the convulsions that were rending her.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • But there is one difficulty which it is impossible to remove.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • He climbed down with difficulty, clutching one hand with the other.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • You think of your wife, grappling with a kind of difficulty to which she is unaccustomed.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • In short, the difficulty is not to fix people, but to root them up.
  • Extract from : « A Treatise on Parents and Children » by George Bernard Shaw
  • Garson cleared his throat with difficulty, and his voice was thick.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Garson with difficulty suppressed the cry of distress that rose to his lips.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • They had no difficulty in seducing, first Senesino, then Montagnana, and finally Heidegger.
  • Extract from : « Handel » by Edward J. Dent
  • But ten days ago, when I saw her last, I recognised her with difficulty.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark

Synonyms for difficulty

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