: severely straining the powers of endurance <a trying experience>
— try·ing·ly adverb
Examples of TRYING
- They have been through some trying times together.
- He can be very trying at times.
First Known Use of TRYING
Related to TRYING
- bitter, brutal, burdensome, cruel, excruciating, grievous, grim, hard, hardhanded, heavy, inhuman, murderous, onerous, oppressive, rough, rugged, searing, severe, stiff, tough, harsh
- easy, light, soft
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