English adjective: difficult
|1.||difficult not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure|
|Samples||A difficult task.|
Nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access.
Why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?.
|Similar||ambitious, arduous, awkward, baffling, catchy, challenging, delicate, elusive, embarrassing, fractious, hard-fought, herculean, knotty, nasty, problematic, problematical, rocky, rough, rugged, serious, sticky, tall, thorny, ticklish, tight, touchy, tough, tough, tricky, troublesome, trying, unenviable, vexed|
|See also||demanding, effortful, hard|
|2.||difficult hard to control|
|Samples||A difficult child.|
An unmanageable situation.
|Similar||indocile, uncheckable, uncontrollable, ungovernable, unruly|
|See also||defiant, disobedient, intractable, noncompliant|