difficile

[ dif-i-seel; French dee-fee-seel ]
/ ˌdɪf ɪˈsil; French di fiˈsil /

adjective

hard to deal with, satisfy, or please.
hard to do; difficult.

Nearby words

  1. differentially,
  2. differentiate,
  3. differentiation,
  4. differentiator,
  5. differently,
  6. difficult,
  7. difficulty,
  8. diffidence,
  9. diffident,
  10. diffidently

Origin of difficile

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

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