difficile

adjective
dif·​fi·​cile | \ ˌdē-fi-ˈsēl How to pronounce difficile (audio) \

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First Known Use of difficile

1536, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for difficile

borrowed from French, "difficult," going back to Middle French, borrowed from Latin difficilis — more at difficulty

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“Difficile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/difficile. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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