Synonyms for problem

Synonyms for (noun) problem

Synonyms: trouble, problem

Definition: a source of difficulty

Usage: one trouble after another delayed the job; what's the problem?

Similar words: difficulty

Definition: a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result

Usage: serious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent


Synonyms: problem

Definition: a question raised for consideration or solution

Usage: our homework consisted of ten problems to solve

Similar words: question, head

Definition: the subject matter at issue

Usage: the question of disease merits serious discussion; under the head of minor Roman poets


Synonyms: problem, job

Definition: a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved

Usage: she and her husband are having problems; it is always a job to contact him; urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog

Similar words: difficulty

Definition: a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome

Usage: grappling with financial difficulties