Definition of trying
: severely straining the powers of endurance <a trying experience>
Examples of trying in a sentence
They have been through some trying times together.
He can be very trying at times.
First Known Use of trying
TRYING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of trying for English Language Learners
: difficult to deal with
TRYING Defined for Kids
Definition of trying for Students
: hard to bear or put up with
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up trying? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).