problematic

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French problématique, from Late Latin problematicus, from Ancient Greek προβληματικός ‎(problēmatikós), from πρόβλημα ‎(próblēma, outjutting, barrier, problem), from προβάλλω ‎(probállō, I throw, place before), from πρό ‎(pró, before) + βάλλω ‎(bállō, I throw, place).

Adjective[edit]

problematic

  1. posing a problem; difficult to overcome or solve
  2. debatable; open to doubt
  3. unresolved or dubious
  4. doubtful or uncertain in its outcome

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Noun[edit]

problematic ‎(plural problematics)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) A problem or difficulty in a particular field of study

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Romanian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

problematic

  1. problematic