Synonyms of 'difficult'

antagonistic, complex, contrary, dark, demanding, fastidious, hard, harmful, hostile, labored, laborious, mean, miserable, opposite, ornery, pernickety, persnickety, refractory, rough, steep, strenuous, stressful, thorny, tough, trying, wicked, toilsome, ticklish, sullen, sulky, stuffy, stubborn, squeamish, spiny, sinister, severe, sensitive, scabrous, rugged, rigorous, recondite, recalcitrant, queasy, profound, problematic, problem, perverse, perplexed, pawky, particular, operose, onerous, obstructive, obstinate, obscure, naughty, knotty, knotted, jumbled, irascible, intricate, intractable, inimical, herculean, hairy, grim, fussy, froward, formidable, finicky, finicking, finical, exacting, enigmatical, effortful, difficile, detrimental, delicate, cross-grained, critical, cramp, crabbed, counter, complicated, cantankerous, burdensome, brutal, awkward, arduous, adverse, abstruse, wretched, wayward, uphill, unyielding, untoward, unmanageable, unfavorable, uncompromising, troublous, troublesome, troubled, tricky