Synonyms of problem in English:



  • 1 they ran into a problem
    difficulty, trouble, worry, complication, difficult situation; snag, hitch, drawback, stumbling block, obstacle, hurdle, hiccup, setback, catch; predicament, plight; misfortune, mishap, misadventure; dilemma, quandary
    informal headache, nightmare
  • 2 I don't want to be a problem
    nuisance, bother, pest, irritant, thorn in one's side/flesh, vexation
  • 3 mathematical problems
    puzzle, question, poser, enigma, riddle, conundrum
    informal teaser, brainteaser
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  • 1 a problem child
    troublesome, difficult, unmanageable, unruly, disobedient, uncontrollable, recalcitrant, delinquent
    [Antonyms] well behaved manageable
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