|a.||1.||Hard to do or to make; beset with difficulty; attended with labor, trouble, or pains; not easy; arduous.|
|2.||Hard to manage or to please; not easily wrought upon; austere; stubborn; |
|v. t.||1.||To render difficult; to impede; to perplex.|
|Adj.||1.||difficult - 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"; "a difficult child"; "found himself in a difficult situation"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"|
easy - posing no difficulty; requiring little effort; "an easy job"; "an easy problem"; "an easy victory"; "the house is easy to heat"; "satisfied with easy answers"; "took the easy way out of his dilemma"
|2.||difficult - requiring much effort and trouble; "the mountain climb was long, steep, and difficult"|