difficile

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Old French difficile, from Latin difficilis, from dis- + facilis (easy).

Adjective[edit]

difficile (comparative more difficile, superlative most difficile)

  1. (obsolete) Hard to work with; stubborn.
  2. (obsolete) Difficult.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, Folio Society 2006, vol. 1 p. 185:
      [...] forasmuch as he was to judge of an internall beauty, of a difficile knowledge, and abstruse discovery.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French difficile, from Latin difficilis.

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Adjective[edit]

difficile (masculine and feminine, plural difficiles)

  1. difficult

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Guernésiais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French difficile, from Latin difficilis.

Adjective[edit]

difficile (epicene, plural difficiles)

  1. difficult

Interlingua[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

difficile (comparative plus difficile, superlative le plus difficile)

  1. difficult

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin difficilis.

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difficile m, f (masculine and feminine plural difficili)

  1. difficult

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French difficile, from Latin difficilis.

Adjective[edit]

difficile (epicene, plural difficiles)

  1. difficult

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From difficilis (difficult, troublesome) +‎ .

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Adverb[edit]

difficilē (comparative difficilius, superlative difficilissimē)

  1. with difficulty
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Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of difficilis (difficult, troublesome).

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difficile

  1. nominative neuter singular of difficilis
  2. accusative neuter singular of difficilis
  3. vocative neuter singular of difficilis
  4. (New Latin) Used as a specific epithet

Middle French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

difficile m, f (plural difficiles)

  1. difficult

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Adjective[edit]

difficile m, f

  1. difficult

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