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difficulties

noun , plural of difficulty

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1 something that is a cause for suffering or special effort especially in the attainment of a goal
  • the many difficulties that he encountered on the road from poor orphan to head of a major corporation
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2 something that makes a situation more complicated or difficult
  • there was a minor difficulty when we realized that the store had already closed
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3 a feeling or declaration of disapproval or dissent
  • the only difficulty I have with the dress is its color—does it come in anything besides purple?
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