difficulty, trouble
n. an effort that is inconvenient; "I went to a lot of trouble"; "he won without any trouble"; "had difficulty walking"; "finished the test only with great difficulty"
difficultness, difficulty
n. the quality of being difficult; "they agreed about the difficulty of the climb"
n. a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome; "grappling with financial difficulties"
n. [the state or condition of not being easy to do, of requiring efforts]
There are no items for this category
There are no items for this category
There are no items for this category
elaboration, refinement
n. the result of improving something; "he described a refinement of this technique"
n. the quality of being a hindrance; "he pointed out all the drawbacks to my plan"
quandary, dilemma
n. state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
cataclysm, tragedy, disaster, catastrophe, calamity
n. an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; "the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity"; "the earthquake was a disaster"
n. any disaster or catastrophe; "a visitation of the plague"
n. a demanding or stimulating situation; "they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power"
n. an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty; "they went bankrupt during the economic crisis"
straits, strait, pass
n. a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
n. a state in which martial law applies; "the governor declared a state of emergency"
n. a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
ill luck, tough luck, bad luck, misfortune
n. an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes
hard knocks, hardship, adversity
n. a state of misfortune or affliction; "debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship"
There are no items for this category
tending, aid, attention, care
n. the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
simpleness, simplicity, easiness, ease
n. freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort; "he rose through the ranks with apparent ease"; "they put it into containers for ease of transportation"; "the very easiness of the deed held her back"
n. a service that an organization or a piece of equipment offers you; "a cell phone with internet facility"
help, assistance, aid
n. a resource; "visual aids in teaching"
quickness, facility, deftness, adroitness, adeptness
n. skillful performance or ability without difficulty; "his quick adeptness was a product of good design"; "he was famous for his facility as an archer"
n. a state of prosperity or fame; "he is enjoying great success"; "he does not consider wealth synonymous with success"
n. [the state or condition that something can be done without difficulties or efforts]
Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
  • Verbs
  • Adverbs
  • Adjectives
  • Fuzzynyms
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms