[dif-i-seel; French dee-fee-seel]
- hard to deal with, satisfy, or please.
- hard to do; difficult.
Origin of difficile
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Examples from the Web for difficile
He was now an intelligent man of sixteen, but dyspeptic and difficile.Howards End
E. M. Forster
But even the difficile Lawrence was preferable to the strain at the office.The Job
"Oh, no, it is too difficile for me to speak Engleesh," replied Joe.Bob Hunt in Canada
George W. Orton
La tche tait laborieuse, difficile; je ne me le dissimulai pas; mais les rsultats devaient tre fconds.
The French archologists of the present day confess that it is "difficile d'en expliquer l'usage."Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe