difficulty
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈdɪfɪkəlti/
Noun

difficulty

  1. The state of being difficult, or hard to do.
  2. An obstacle that hinders achievement of a goal.
    We faced a difficulty in trying to book a flight so late.
  3. (sometimes, in the plural) Physical danger from the environment, especially with risk of drowning
  4. An objection.
  5. That which cannot be easily understood or believed.
  6. An awkward situation or quarrel.
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