Antonyms of adj difficult

2 senses of difficult

Sense 1
difficult (vs. easy), hard -- (not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?")

easy (vs. difficult) -- (posing no difficulty; requiring little effort; "an easy job"; "an easy problem"; "an easy victory"; "the house is easy to heat"; "satisfied with easy answers"; "took the easy way out of his dilemma")
        => casual, effortless -- (not showing effort or strain; "a difficult feat performed with casual mastery"; "careless grace")
        => clean -- (without difficulties or problems; "a clean test flight")
        => cushy, soft, easygoing -- (not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship; "what a cushy job!"; "the easygoing life of a parttime consultant"; "a soft job")
        => elementary, simple, uncomplicated, unproblematic -- (easy and not involved or complicated; "an elementary problem in statistics"; "elementary, my dear Watson"; "a simple game"; "found an uncomplicated solution to the problem")
        => hands-down -- (achieved without great effort; "a hands-down victory")
        => painless -- (requiring little hard work or exertion; "a painless solution to the problem")
        => simplified -- (made easy or uncomplicated)
        => smooth -- (lacking obstructions or difficulties; "the bill's path through the legislature was smooth and orderly")
        => user-friendly -- (easy to use)

Sense 2
unmanageable (vs. manageable), difficult -- (hard to control; "a difficult child", "an unmanageable situation")


Similarity of adj difficult

2 senses of difficult

Sense 1
difficult (vs. easy), hard -- (not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?")
       => ambitious, challenging -- (requiring full use of your abilities or resources; "ambitious schedule"; "performed the most challenging task without a mistake")
       => arduous -- (difficult to accomplish; demanding considerable mental effort and skill; "the arduous work of preparing a dictionary")
       => awkward, embarrassing, sticky, unenviable -- (hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment; "awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"; "an awkward pause followed his remark"; "a sticky question"; "in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign")
       => baffling, elusive, knotty, problematic, problematical, tough -- (making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe; "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home")
       => catchy, tricky -- (having concealed difficulty; "a catchy question"; "a tricky recipe to follow")
       => delicate, ticklish, touchy -- (difficult to handle; requiring great tact; "delicate negotiations with the big powers";"hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter"; "a touchy subject")
       => fractious -- (unpredictably difficult in operation; likely to be troublesome; "rockets were much too fractious to be tested near thickly populated areas"; "fractious components of a communication system")
       => hard-fought -- (requiring great effort; "a hard-fought primary")
       => herculean -- (extremely difficult; requiring the strength of a Hercules; "a herculean task")
       => nasty, tight -- (exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent; "a nasty problem"; "a good man to have on your side in a tight situation")
       => rocky, rough -- (full of hardship or trials; "the rocky road to success"; "they were having a rough time")
       => rugged, tough -- (very difficult; severely testing stamina or resolution; "a rugged competitive examination"; "the rugged conditions of frontier life"; "the competition was tough"; "it's a tough life"; "it was a tough job")
       => serious -- (requiring effort or concentration; complex and not easy to answer or solve; "raised serious objections to the proposal"; "the plan has a serious flaw")
       => tall (prenominal) -- (impressively difficult; "a tall order")
       => thorny -- (bristling with perplexities; "the thorny question of states' rights")
       => troublesome -- (difficult to deal with; "a troublesome infection"; "a troublesome situation")
       => trying -- (hard to endure; "fell upon trying times")
       => vexed -- (causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed; "the vexed issue of priorities"; "we live in vexed and troubled times")
          Also See-> demanding#1; effortful#1; hard#2

Sense 2
unmanageable (vs. manageable), difficult -- (hard to control; "a difficult child", "an unmanageable situation")
       => indocile, uncontrollable, ungovernable, unruly -- (of persons; "the little boy's parents think he is spirited, but his teacher finds him unruly")
       => uncheckable -- (incapable of being checked or restrained)
          Also See-> defiant#1, noncompliant#1; disobedient#1; intractable#1

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