An effort that is inconvenient:
— Had difficulty walking.
— Finished the test only with great difficulty.
A factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result.
A condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome.
The quality of being difficult:
— They agreed about the difficulty of the climb.
Dutch: hindernis, moeilijkheid
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Moby thesaurus: adverse circumstances, adversity, affliction, aggravation, annoyance, blight, broken fortune, bummer, care, cross, curse, difficulty, distress, downer, embarrassment, genteel poverty, hard knocks, hard life, hard lot, hard pinch ... show more.
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