Synonyms for difficult

Grammar : Adj
Spell : dif-i-kuhlt, -kuhlt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈdɪf ɪˌkʌlt, -kəlt

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Définition of difficult

Origin :
  • c.1400, apparently a back-formation from difficulty. French has difficile, Latin difficilis. Of persons, "hard to please," from 1580s.
  • adj hard on someone; hard to do
  • adj complicated; hard to comprehend
  • adj unmanageable socially
Example sentences :
  • But when the morning came he found the task a difficult one to enter upon.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • Philippe acquainted her with the joys and griefs of his difficult profession.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • The ablutionary fluid is most difficult to be had in places where water is abundant.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1. No. 20, August 13, 1870 » by Various
  • At the moment of parting he began to realize that he had undertaken a difficult task.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • "I think you would find it a difficult undertaking," he said.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • It was difficult to state with certainty what bad deed she had ever done, or what good deed.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • Mabel's lawyer has won the most difficult case he ever fought for.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • The tasks we face are difficult, and we can accomplish them only if we work together.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • It is difficult for me to fix positively the breadth of this Pass.
  • Extract from : « The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California » by Brevet Col. J.C. Fremont
  • Just because it would be so difficult to raise the hundred pounds she urged it.
  • Extract from : « Life and Death of Harriett Frean » by May Sinclair

Antonyms for difficult

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