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difficult as in not easy
  • "requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure"
  • "a difficult task"
  • "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"
  • "difficult times"
  • "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"


  • hardwith effort or force or vigor; with firmness; earnestly or intently; causing great damage or hardship; slowly and with difficulty; indulging excessively; into a solid condition; very near or close in space or time; with pain or distress or bitterness; to the full extent possible; not easy; dispassionate; resisting weight or pressure ; very strong or vigorous; characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; produced without vibration of the vocal cords; (of light) transmitted directly from a pointed light source ; (of speech sounds); given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors; being distilled rather than fermented; unfortunate or hard to bear; dried out
difficult as in hard to control
  • "a difficult child"
  • "an unmanageable situation"


  • unmanageabledifficult to use or handle or manage because of size or weight or shape; hard to control; difficult to solve or alleviate; incapable of being controlled or managed