Translation of "difficult" - English-German dictionary


adjective /ˈdifikəlt/

hard to do or understand; not easy

a difficult sum
a difficult task
It is difficult to know what to do for the best.

hard to deal with or needing to be treated etc in a special way

a difficult child who often misbehaves.
difficulty noun (plural difficulties)

the state or quality of being hard (to do) or not easy

die Schwierigkeit
I have difficulty in understanding him.

an obstacle or objection

die Schwierigkeit
He has a habit of foreseeing difficulties.

(especially in plural ) trouble, especially money trouble

(Geld)Schwierigkeiten (pl.)
The firm was in difficulties.

(Translation of “difficult” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)