Definition of difficulty in English:

difficulty

Line breaks: dif|fi¦culty
Pronunciation: /ˈdɪfɪk(ə)lti
 
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noun (plural difficulties)

[mass noun]

Origin

late Middle English (in the senses 'requiring effort or skill' and 'something difficult'): from Latin difficultas, from dis- (expressing reversal) + facultas 'ability, opportunity'.

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