problem meaning

  • NounPLproblemsPLproblemataPREpro-
    1. A difficulty that has to be resolved or dealt with.
      1. She's leaving because she faced numerous problems to do with racism. ‎
    2. A question to be answered, schoolwork exercise.
      1. A puzzling circumstance.
      2. Adjective
        1. Difficult to train or guide; unruly.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • These latest modifications are mere window dressing, the same problems remain.
            • That executive tackles problems right when they start. ‎
            • We had some problems at the very beginning, but it's been smooth sailing since the second week or so.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Problem is I'd forgotten how many truckwits there were on King George's Road.
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Try reseating your video adapter, and see if that fixes your computer's problems.
            • If there’s any sense of justice, relevance, even poetic stagemanship at work, New Orleans should emerge hands down as the site for the debate that will be dedicated to the nation’s domestic problems.
            • Before you resize and resave a bunch of files at once, try this procedure on just one contact photo first to see if it fixes the problem.

        Meaning of problem for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "problem" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Uncomparable adjectives
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
            Definiteness: Level 9
            Definite    ➨     Versatile
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            1. en problems
            2. en problematical
            3. en problematic
            4. en probleme
            5. en problemo