简明英汉词典

difficult
[5difikElt]
adj.
困难的, 艰难的, (人)难相处的

美国传统词典[双解]

difficult
dif.fi.cult
AHD:[d1f“1-k?lt”, -k…lt]
D.J.[6difi7k(lt, -k*lt]
K.K.[6d!f!7k(lt, -k*lt]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Hard to do or accomplish; demanding considerable effort or skill; arduous:
难的:做或完成都很困难的;需要相当大的努力或技巧;艰难的:
“To entertain is far more difficult than to enlighten”(Anthony Burgess)See Synonyms at hard
“理解比知道难得多”(安东尼·伯吉斯)参见 hard

(2)

Hard to endure; trying:
困难的:难以忍受的,艰难的:
fell upon difficult times.
困难时期

(3)

Hard to comprehend or solve:
难以理解或解决的:
a difficult puzzle.
难解的谜语

(4)

Hard to please, satisfy, or manage:
不满的:难以满意、满足或管理的:
a difficult child.
难管教的小孩

(5)

Hard to persuade or convince; stubborn.
难弄的:难以说服的或信服;固执

语源

(1)

Middle English
中古英语

(2)

back-formation from difficulte [difficulty] * see difficulty
源自 difficulte的逆构词 [困难] *参见 difficulty

继承用法

difficultly
adv.(副词)

现代英汉词典

difficult
[5dIfIkElt]
adj.

(1)

难的,不容易的,困难的(事)
a difficult question
一个难题
The cave is difficult of access.
这山洞很难进去。
The new law about safety belts in cars was difficult to enforce at first.
规定系汽车安全带的新法规开始时是很难实施的。
"The firm has had a difficult year, and its future is uncertain."
"在过去一年里公司处境困难,今后也前途未卜。"
Nothing is difficult to a man who wills.
"世上无难事,只怕有心人。"
It is difficult to know whether or not Ms. will be used by more American women in the future.
很难说出将来Ms.这个词是否会被更多的美国妇女所使用。

(2)

难于相处的,不随和的,难对付的(人)
The head of the section is found to be a very difficult man to get on with.
大家发现科长是个很不容易相处的人。
Please don't be so difficult.
别那么别扭。

现代英汉综合大辞典

difficult
[5difikElt]
adj.

(1)

难的, 困难的, 费力的

(2)

(指人)难以满足的; 难以共处的; 难弄的

(3)

令人忧烦或焦虑的
a difficult task
一项艰难的任务
a man difficult to deal with
一个难于对付的人
She was placed in difficult circumstances.
她处境艰难。
The place is difficult of access.
这地方很难进去。
Nothing is difficult to a man who wills.
[谚]世上无难事, 只怕有心人。
Please don't be so difficult.
别那么别扭。

继承用法

difficultly
adv.

difficultness
n.

习惯用语

be difficult of
难于, 不易

参考词汇
hard    

用法词典

difficult
ficult来自拉丁词facilis 容易,di- = dis- 不

参考词汇

(1)

difficult,hard,arduous这三个形容词的词义很接近,都有“困难的”意思。

(2)

difficult 所表示的“困难的”,含义是“克服某种障碍需要特别的技能、才智、知识或勇气”,此外,也常常用于表示难以应付或难以对付
As usual, the police will have a difficult time.
和往常一样,警察的日子将不好过。
The Hatfield Puffin is a modern aeroplane, but its designer, Mr. John Wimpenny, is finding it difficult to get it off the ground.
哈特费尔德·普芬是一架时髦的飞机,但设计这架飞机的人约翰·温佩尼先生感到很难使它飞离地面。
He was a difficult man to deal with.
他是个很难对付的人。

(3)

hard 是个最普通的词,是easy的反义词,有时它还可以表示“艰难的”
This book is too hard for children.
这本书儿童读太难了。
Frank smiled when he remembered his hard early years and the long road to success.
当弗兰克回想起他早年的艰苦岁月和成功的漫长道路时,他微笑了。
He was sentenced to two years' hard labour.
他被判处两年的苦役。

(4)

arduous 所表示的“困难的”强调某件事特别需要气力或坚韧不拔的毅力。某项任务我们可能发觉很难,要解决它就必须有专门的知识和特殊的技能,但未必要花很大的气力,这时用difficult 便很适当,用arduous 则不当。登山运动当然需要技术, 但主要的还是气力和坚韧不拔的意志,这时用arduous最恰当。
Those who seek it, undertake an arduous journey and can never be sure that they will find it.
寻求正义的人历尽艰辛,也决不能肯定他们就能找到正义。

英文相关词典

difficult
arduous    hard    rough    rugged    easy    simply    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

difficult
困难的

美国传统词典

difficult
dif.fi.cult
AHD:[d1f“1-k?lt”, -k…lt]
D.J.[6difi7k(lt, -k*lt]
K.K.[6d!f!7k(lt, -k*lt]
adj.

(1)

Hard to do or accomplish; demanding considerable effort or skill; arduous:
“To entertain is far more difficult than to enlighten”(Anthony Burgess)See Synonyms at hard

(2)

Hard to endure; trying:
fell upon difficult times.

(3)

Hard to comprehend or solve:
a difficult puzzle.

(4)

Hard to please, satisfy, or manage:
a difficult child.

(5)

Hard to persuade or convince; stubborn.

语源

(1)

Middle English

(2)

back-formation from difficulte [difficulty] * see difficulty

继承用法

difficultly
adv.

英汉航空大词典

difficult
n.难的,困难的

英汉化学大词典

difficult
adj.困难的

英汉计算机大词典

difficult
adj.困难的

英汉建筑大词典

difficult
adj.困难的,有障碍的

英汉中医大词典

difficult
n.不利的,不爽的,困难的

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