Synonyms of 'difficulty'

abstruseness, adversity, affliction, aggravation, altercation, annoyance, arduousness, asperity, bad news, beef, bickering, blight, Block, blockade, bore, bother, botheration, bottleneck, bummer, burden, burthen, CARE, cargo, catch, challenge, charge, complexity, complication, controversy, cordon, Cross, cumbrance, curse, curtain, demurral, demurrer, deterrent, devilment, difference, dilemma, disadvantage, disagreement, disparity, dispute, distress, division, downer, drag, drawback, embarrassment, emergency, encumbrance, esoterica, exasperation, exigency, falling-out, fight, fix, formidableness, freight, Gordian knot, hamper, handicap, hang-up, hardness, hardship, hassle, hazard, headache, hindrance, hitch, hot water, hounding, hurdle, impediment, impedimenta, imposition, inconvenience, intricacy, irritation, jam, joker, load, lumber, mess, misunderstanding, molestation, nuisance, objection, obstacle, obstruction, obstructive, odds, onus, pack, painfulness, pass, penalty, persecution, Pest, pickle, pinch, pitfall, plight, polarization, predicament, pressure, problem, profundity, protest, quandary, question, reconditeness, remonstrance, rigor, rub, scrape, snag, squabble, strain, strait, stress, trial, tribulation, trouble, variance, vexation, vicissitude, vigor, weight, white elephant, worriment, worry