1. a трудный; тяжёлый

difficult ascent — трудное восхождение

difficult ground — труднопроходимая местность

difficult of access — неприступный; труднодоступный

it is difficult to imagine — трудно вообразить

the most difficult part is done — самое трудное сделано

is difficult — трудный

are difficult — трудный

difficult size — трудный размер

difficult work — трудная работа

allegedly difficult — якобы трудный

2. a тяжёлый, затруднительный; неприятный

difficult situation — затруднительное положение

3. a трудный, упрямый; неуживчивый

difficult child — трудный ребёнок

the goods are difficult to realize — товары трудно продаются

a truly difficult situation — действительно трудная ситуация

crime difficult to trace — трудно раскрываемое преступление

difficult to incorporate — трудный для введения в состав

difficult to emulsify — трудный для эмульгирования

Синонимический ряд:
1. complex (adj.) abstract; abstruse; complex; enigmatic; intricate; involved; mysterious; obscure; perplexing; profound; puzzling
2. fastidious (adj.) fastidious; particular
3. froward (adj.) froward; obstinate; stubborn; unruly
4. hard (adj.) arduous; backbreaking; burdensome; demanding; difficile; effortful; exacting; exhausting; formidable; hard; knotty; labored; laborious; onerous; operose; oppressive; rigorous; rough; rugged; serious; severe; slavish; sticky; strenuous; taxing; terrible; toilful; toilsome; tough; trying; uphill; weighty
5. impossible (adj.) balky; contrary; impossible; ornery; wayward
6. perverse (adj.) boorish; impolite; perverse
7. tedious (adj.) tedious; wearisome
8. troublesome (adj.) austere; disadvantageous; discomforting; forbidding; heavy; incompatible; inconvenient; painful; reserved; rigid; troublesome; uncomfortable
Антонимический ряд:
amenable; calm; careless; categorical; clear; complacent; easy; facile; favourable; free; light; lucid; manageable; plain; pleasant; simple

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  • Difficult — Dif fi*cult, a. [From {Difficulty}.] 1. Hard to do or to make; beset with difficulty; attended with labor, trouble, or pains; not easy; arduous. [1913 Webster] Note: Difficult implies the notion that considerable mental effort or skill is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • difficult — I adjective arduous, attended by obstacles, awkward, beset with difficulty, beyond one s reach, bothersome, burdensome, complex, complicated, convoluted, difficile, difficilis, encompassed with difficulties, enigmatic, entangled by difficulties,… …   Law dictionary

  • difficult — [adj1] hard on someone; hard to do ambitious, arduous, backbreaker*, bothersome, burdensome, challenging, crucial, demanding, difficile, easier said than done*, effortful, exacting, formidable, galling, Gargantuan*, hardwon, heavy, Herculean*,… …   New thesaurus

  • Difficult — Dif fi*cult, v. t. To render difficult; to impede; to perplex. [R.] Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • difficult — c.1400, apparently a back formation from DIFFICULTY (Cf. difficulty). French has difficile, Latin difficilis. Of persons, hard to please, from 1580s …   Etymology dictionary

  • difficult — *hard, arduous Analogous words: perplexing, puzzling, mystifying (see PUZZLE): intricate, involved, complicated, *complex, knotty: *obscure, enigmatic, cryptic: exacting, *onerous, burdensome Antonyms: simple Contrasted words: *easy, facile,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • difficult — ► ADJECTIVE 1) needing much effort or skill to accomplish, deal with, or understand. 2) not easy to please or satisfy; awkward …   English terms dictionary

  • difficult — [dif′i kult΄, dif′ikəlt] adj. [ME, back form. < DIFFICULTY] 1. hard to do, make, manage, understand, etc.; involving trouble or requiring extra effort, skill, or thought 2. hard to satisfy, persuade, please, etc. SYN. HARD difficultly adv …   English World dictionary

  • difficult — dif|fi|cult W1S1 [ˈdıfıkəlt] adj [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: difficulty] 1.) hard to do, understand, or deal with ≠ ↑easy ▪ a difficult question ▪ an immensely difficult task ▪ Was the exam very difficult? ▪ It s difficult to see how more savings… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • difficult — dif|fi|cult [ dıfıkəlt ] adjective *** 1. ) not easy to do, deal with, or understand: HARD: Choosing the winner was a difficult task. The exam questions were too difficult. difficult to do something: It s difficult to say what time I will get… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • difficult */*/*/ — UK [ˈdɪfɪk(ə)lt] / US [ˈdɪfɪkəlt] adjective 1) not easy to do, deal with, or understand Choosing the winner was a difficult task. The exam questions were too difficult. it is difficult to do something: It s difficult to say what time I will get… …   English dictionary

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