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problematics

[ prob-luh-mat-iks ]
/ ˌprɒb ləˈmæt ɪks /
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plural noun
the uncertainties or difficulties inherent in a situation or plan.
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Origin of problematics

First recorded in 1955–60; see origin at problematic, -ics
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