Synonyms for Difficulty:
n.hump, slough, scrape, inconvenience, joker, challenge, quicksand, rigor, cul de sac, stumbling block, setback, assistance, nuisance, embarrassment, barricade, snag, hitch, dead-end, crimp, aid, emergency, vicissitude, quagmire, squeeze, disadvantage, issue, hot water, maze, pinch, trials and tribulations, poser, check, frustration, toughie, blind alley, bind, paradox, impasse, hazard, corner, entanglement, deep water, struggle, standstill, catch, rub, crisis, baggage, swamp, labyrinth, can of worms, pass, disturbance, knot, hang up, muddle, mess, deadlock. harassment, responsibility, charge, headache, ease, stress, oppression, discouragement, pressure, millstone, irritation, aggravation, exigency, annoyance, stew, depression, to-do, strain, pain, care, grievance, anxiety, strife, ado, weight, comfort. rigorousness. under a handicap, having a hard time, having a bad time. easy, asperity. hot spot, box, spot, soup, dutch. war, contention, faction, schism, disaccord, discord, dissentience, dissent, dissidence, variance, friction, conflict, Inharmony, confrontation, difference, dissonance, warfare, dissension, discordance, clash. word, spat, argument, polemic, tangle, bicker, disagreement, altercation, run-in, quarrel, debate, wrangle, rhubarb, controversy, squabble, dispute, fight, tiff. •act (noun)
distress, hard times, catastrophe, misfortune, woe, mishap, adversity, tragedy, grief, trouble, hard luck, bad luck, destitution, agony, poorness, rainy day, dolor, trial, infliction, misery, contretemps, calamity, poverty, affliction, burden, bane, peril, ordeal, misadventure, hardship, curse, blight, torment, disaster, tribulation, casualty.
dispute, controversy, quarrel, squabble, altercation, fight.
intricacy, Cabalism, subtlety, entanglement, mystery, complexity, convolution, abstruseness, obscurity, puzzle.
onerousness, trickiness, difficultness, oppressiveness, harshness, cantankerousness, strenuousness, hardness, toughness, severity, roughness, complication, knottiness, contrariness, trouble, fussiness, ticklishness, wearying, tightness, cumbersomeness, muddle, corner, stressfulness, arduousness, wearisomeness, formidability.
stumbling block, setback.
•mental burden (noun)
aggravation, vicissitude, responsibility, jam, annoyance, setback, irritation, strife, to-do, care, oppression, puzzle, pinch, pressure, grievance, inconvenience, discouragement, harassment, maze, depression, millstone, ado, embarrassment, weight, misery, anxiety, charge, stress.
objection, demur, unwillingness, reluctance, flak.
perplexity, predicament, dilemma, plight, quandary, pickle, fix, problem, jam.
•problem; situation requiring great effort (noun)
strenuousness, perplexity, adversity, dilemma, scrape, quandary, stumbling block, deadlock, frustration, complication, impasse, exigency, emergency, distress, pain, muddle, trouble, arduousness, hardship, hazard, fix, predicament, crisis, paradox, snag, pickle, stew, struggle, check, barricade, misfortune, mess, hot water, deep water, tribulation, knot, strain, quagmire, hitch.
nuisance, stumbling block, dissentience, deep water, toughie, dutch, snag, exigency, fight, rhubarb, discordance, hot spot, run-in, Inharmony. dissidence, box, debate, quagmire, polemic, headache, friction, millstone, dissonance, challenge, quarrel, dissension, controversy, baggage, hitch, disadvantage, soup, disturbance, annoyance, tiff, rub, hot water, strain, altercation, aggravation. disagreement, spat, care, schism, variance, issue, contention, strife, disaccord. discord, wrangle, warfare, confrontation, faction, catch, conflict, argument, scrape, war. spot, dispute. bind. difference. word. •accident
•Other relevant words:
challenge, rub, charge, oppression, squeeze, comfort, maze, irritation, to-do, can of worms, rhubarb, stress, emergency, fight, demur, bind, dispute, stew, reluctance, crimp, barricade, spot, assistance, embarrassment, baggage, controversy, argument, snag, grievance, joker, clash, setback, frustration, exigency, hazard, annoyance, poser, scrape, vicissitude, word, polemic, variance, strife, headache, dutch, faction, discouragement, dissonance, muddle, Inharmony, altercation, difference, toughie, soup, pressure, dissentience, pinch, squabble, confrontation, disadvantage, issue, harassment, cul de sac, paradox, standstill, spat, struggle, hot spot, entanglement, friction, disturbance, dissension, impasse, labyrinth, corner, conflict, unwillingness, care, ado, asperity, dissent, quicksand, catch, stumbling block, tangle, objection, war, disagreement, tiff, weight, schism, wrangle, easy, check, pass, warfare, discordance, pain, swamp, difficultness, bicker, discord, depression, inconvenience, deadlock, aggravation, contention, flak, anxiety, run-in, disaccord, strain, box, dissidence, hitch, rigor, hot water, rigorousness, millstone, hump, knot, quagmire, mess, slough, nuisance, responsibility, crisis, debate, quarrel, ease.