Difficult - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 19/02/2021

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Difficult.

4 letter answer(s) to difficult

HARD
  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. dried out; "hard dry rolls left over from the day before"
  3. unfortunate or hard to bear; "had hard luck"; "a tough break"
  4. resisting weight or pressure
  5. dispassionate; "took a hard look"; "a hard bargainer";
  6. with effort or force or vigor; "the team played hard"; "worked hard all day"; "pressed hard on the lever"; "hit the ball hard"; "slammed the door hard"
  7. (of speech sounds); produced with the back of the tongue raised toward or touching the velum; "Russian distinguished between hard consonants and palatalized or soft consonants"
  8. to the full extent possible; all the way; "hard alee"; "the ship went hard astern"; "swung the wheel hard left"
  9. (of light) t

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. 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"
  2. unfortunate or hard to bear; "had hard luck"; "a tough break"
  3. resistant to cutting or chewing
  4. physically toughened; "the tough bottoms of his feet"
  5. not given to gentleness or sentimentality; "a tough character"
  6. violent and lawless; "the more ruffianly element"; "tough street gangs"
  7. a cruel and brutal fellow
  8. an aggressive and violent young criminal
  9. someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing
  10. 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"
  11. substantially made or constructed; "sturdy steel shelves";

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