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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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