Difficult - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 09/08/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Difficult.

4 letter answer(s) to difficult

HARD
  1. causing great damage or hardship; "industries hit hard by the depression"; "she was severely affected by the bank's failure"
  2. with firmness; "held hard to the railing"
  3. not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"
  4. earnestly or intently; "thought hard about it"; "stared hard at the accused"
  5. characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort; "worked their arduous way up the mining valley"; "a grueling campaign"; "hard labor"; "heavy work"; "heavy going"; "spent many laborious hours on the project"; "set a punishing pace"
  6. with pain or distress or bitterness; "he took the rejection very hard"
  7. dried out; "hard dry rolls left over from the day before"
  8. very near or close in space or time; "it stands hard by the ra

9 letter answer(s) to difficult

LABORIOUS
  1. characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort; "worked their arduous way up the mining valley"; "a grueling campaign"; "hard labor"; "heavy work"; "heavy going"; "spent many laborious hours on the project"; "set a punishing pace"
  2. difficult

6 letter answer(s) to difficult

ORNERY
  1. having a difficult and contrary disposition; "a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers
THORNY
  1. having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.; "a horse with a short bristly mane"; "bristly shrubs"; "burred fruits"; "setaceous whiskers"
  2. bristling with perplexities; "the thorny question of states' rights"
TRYING
  1. extremely irritating to the nerves; "nerve-racking noise"; "the stressful days before a war"; "a trying day at the office"
  2. hard to endure; "fell upon trying times"
  3. put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice; "Try on this sweater to see how it looks"
  4. melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities; "try the yak butter"; "render fat in a casserole"
  5. take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
  6. test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"
  7. give pain or trouble to; "I've been sorely tried by these students"
  8. examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process; "The jury had heard all the evidence"; "The case will be tried in California"
  9. put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of; "The football star was tried for the murder of his wife"; "The judge tried both father and son in separate trials"
  10. make an effort or attempt

5 letter answer(s) to difficult

TOUGH
  1. feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad'); "my throat feels bad"; "she felt bad all over"; "he was feeling tough after a restless night"
  2. substantially made or constructed; "sturdy steel shelves"; "sturdy canvas"; "a tough all-weather fabric"; "some plastics are as tough as metal"
  3. a cruel and brutal fellow
  4. making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe; "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home"
  5. an aggressive and violent young criminal
  6. very difficult; severely testing stamina or resolution; "a rugged competitive examination"; "the rugged conditions of frontier life"; "the competition was tough"; "it's a tough life"; "it was a tough job"
  7. someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
  8. unfortunate or hard to bear; "had hard luc

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