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Synonyms for (noun) problem

Synonyms: trouble, problem Definition: a source of difficulty Usage: one trouble after another delayed the job; what's the problem?

Similar words: difficulty Definition: a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result Usage: serious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent

Synonyms: problem Definition: a question raised for consideration or solution Usage: our homework consisted of ten problems to solve

Similar words: question, head Definition: the subject matter at issue Usage: the question of disease merits serious discussion; under the head of minor Roman poets

Synonyms: problem, job Definition: a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved Usage: she and her husband are having problems; it is always a job to contact him; urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog

Similar words: difficulty Definition: a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome Usage: grappling with financial difficulties