Synonyms for


Similarity of adj difficult

2 senses of difficult

Sense 1:
difficult (vs. easy), hard
ambitious, challengingarduousawkward, embarrassing, sticky, unenviablebaffling, elusive, knotty, problematic, problematical, toughcatchy, trickydelicate, ticklish, touchyfractioushard-foughtherculeannasty, tightrocky, roughrugged, toughserioustall(prenominal)thornytroublesometryingvexed
Also See: demanding#1; effortful#1; hard#2

Sense 2:
unmanageable (vs. manageable), difficult
indocile, uncontrollable, ungovernable, unrulyuncheckable
Also See: defiant#1, noncompliant#1; disobedient#1; intractable#1
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