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difficile

[ dif-i-seel; French dee-fee-seel ]
/ ˌdɪf ɪˈsil; French di fiˈsil /
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adjective
hard to deal with, satisfy, or please.
hard to do; difficult.
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Origin of difficile

1470–80; <French <Latin difficilis difficult; see dif-, facile
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