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Engelsk navneord: difficulty

1. difficulty (om handling) an effort that is inconvenient

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI went to a lot of trouble.
He won without any trouble.
Had difficulty walking.
Finished the test only with great difficulty.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)trouble

Mindre specifikke termereffort, elbow grease, exertion, sweat, travail

Mere specifikke termerthe devil, tsuris

2. difficulty (om erkendelse) a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSerious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent.

Mindre specifikke termercognitive factor

Mere specifikke termerbalk, baulk, booby trap, check, deterrent, facer, handicap, hinderance, hindrance, impediment, killer, kink, pisser, pitfall, problem, snorter, trouble, wrinkle

3. difficulty (om tilstand) a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGrappling with financial difficulties.

Mindre specifikke termercondition, status

Mere specifikke termerbitch, fix, hard time, hole, jam, job, kettle of fish, mess, mire, muddle, pickle, pinch, plight, predicament, problem, quandary, rattrap, rough sledding, situation, strain, stress, urinary hesitancy, wall

4. difficulty (om egenskab) the quality of being difficult

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey agreed about the difficulty of the climb.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)difficultness

Mindre specifikke termerquality

Mere specifikke termerasperity, burdensomeness, effortfulness, formidability, grimness, hardness, hardship, heaviness, inconvenience, niceness, onerousness, oppressiveness, rigor, rigorousness, rigour, rigourousness, ruggedness, severeness, severity, subtlety, toughness, troublesomeness, worriment

Kendetegnerdifficult, hard

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)ease, easiness, simpleness, simplicity

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