Đồng nghĩa của difficult

Alternative for difficult

Đồng nghĩa: arduous, hard, rough, rugged,

Trái nghĩa: easy, simply,

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Requiring great effort or exertion
arduous challenging demanding hard excruciating grueling harsh rigorous strenuous testing tough backbreaking daunting exacting exhausting fatiguing gruelling laborious onerous punishing taxing tortuous trying backbreaker bruising burdensome debilitating draining insufferable painstaking ponderous rough tiring torturous unforgiving wearisome wearying agonising agonizing back-breaking brutal formidable harrowing hellish immense intense intimidating severe tiresome troublesome unbearable unremitting uphill upstream bothersome crushing cumbersome depleting distressing fierce galling gargantuan grievous grinding hairy herculean Herculean jarring laboured labored ominous operose oppressive painful problematic sapping shattering titanic toilsome unpleasant vigorous weighty worksome ambitious distressful effortful energy-consuming ferocious forbidding grim hard-won heavy intolerable merciless no picnic not easy prohibitive savage solemn tedious toilful unyielding wearing colossal cruel difficile easier said than done gigantic mighty thorny tough going unnerving vicious almighty awful crippling discomforting knackering moiling nerve-racking problem really hard staggering stressful tormenting troubling uncomfortable unsparing uphill battle very hard drudgy extreme killer scabrous slavish sticky torturesome unendurable dicey hazardous high-impact high-pressure impossible marathon rugged serious sweaty tall killing like getting blood out of a stone stiff murderous hellacious Augean pick-and-shovel exigent awkward irksome tricky stringent enervating vexatious bitter worrying persnickety traumatic worrisome relentless fraught disturbing enervative strained tense forced upsetting inhuman hostile dire bleak disagreeable dark hardhanded searing inconvenient hefty frustrating pressured grave spartan critical austere terrible strict exasperating clumsy troubled unreasonable tight contrived artificial leaden knotty monumental prickly delicate excessive pressing unrelenting unmanageable impressive weary dangerous mean superincumbent wicked vexing bad perilous precarious hectic tortured uneasy immoderate massive Sisyphean bold sensitive embittering unhandy steep grandiose dreadful daring aggressive imperious problematical ticklish chancy concerning dodgy iffy extravagant murder ungainly lofty anxious inexorable boring nasty clunky unfriendly dubious suspect questionable energetic time-consuming wretched cumbrous hurtful unwieldy cranky drudging bunglesome major agitating full of problems incommodious beset by problems irritating large-scale disastrous afflicted afflictive a stinker of a anxiety-ridden physical huge exorbitant powerful searching unfair stretching prodigious thoroughgoing prostrating withering overwhelming responsible a nuisance protracted lengthy hardworking mammoth racking punitive unrelaxing chastening an imposition heartrending busy dour drastic carking eventful forceful heroic courageous overtaxing overpowering plodding headache sombre somber dogged affected overdone studied aggravating large order heavy sledding unjust heartbreaking heart-rending slow controversial uncharitable unkind unsettled overburdening careful hypercritical thorough precise nit-picking no piece of cake pestilent afflicting gut-wrenching exerting despotic domineering inept overwrought unnatural maladroit nagging lively straitened inhospitable stern very difficult shocking trouble ghastly foul horrible rotten horrid vile impractical by the book audacious lumbersome appalling atrocious frightful horrendous abominable sober calamitous biting comfortless embarrassed industrious embarrassing fiddly grand elaborate intrepid unrealistic a devil grotty pretentious visionary unrelaxed edgy considerable significant life-threatening acute improbable ballsy brash idealistic unfeasible charged hard to use magnificent fanciful unreal complicated sobering big intensive threatening peracute menacing consequential ugly lousy beastly unlikely constrained stilted self-conscious tickly flustering disconcerting annoying discomfiting uncompromising from hell dolorous bumpy far-fetched bulky hard-line hard-nosed hard-hitting heavy-handed itchy confronting distressed scratchy difficult to achieve intractable objectionable ungovernable offensive recalcitrant causing discomfort ill-fitting a bummer of a insupportable perverse wayward unmanoeuvrable smarting burning aching hurting maddening infuriating improper tender irritated hulking unacceptable egregious raw stinging reddened inflamed chafed lumbering encumbering uncontrollable gross hurt throbbing red achy bruised in pain injured wounded beyond bearing not to be borne abscessed pained sharp sore ulcerated draconian tyrannical rigid pitiless ruthless authoritarian flinty abusive dictatorial repressive tyrannous ironhanded ramrod hard-hearted fiendishly difficult tremendously difficult very challenging timewasting inefficient long Spartan complex profound confused concentrated abstruse stormy te recondite chronophagous inflexible firm intransigent brassbound unpermissive violent maleficent brutish wolfish truculent sadistic barbaric cast-iron heightened barbarous unfeeling callous autocratic inhumane intolerant heartless unsympathetic undemocratic suppressive insensitive unmerciful implacable unpitying illiberal iron-fisted humourless sedate humorless staid sobersided poignant overbearing coercive anti-democratic disquieting unsmiling obdurate no-nonsense uncomic astringent high-handed overweening peremptory yukky unwelcome unhappy sour miserable distasteful unpalatable yucky chilling displeasing uncongenial unlovely unpleasing unsavory tragic sad hard-boiled hard-shell disheartening gloomy discouraging dispiriting dismal depressive depressing confining icky remorseless mortifying great po-faced unsavoury intemperate provoking inclement frantic chaotic rough going active frenzied frenetic turbulent restless animated madhouse tireless full tumultuous riotous furious bustling wild full on unruly spirited rowdy action-packed raucous

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Hard to comprehend mentally
complex complicated hard confusing puzzling tricky baffling bewildering confounding convoluted incomprehensible intricate mystifying perplexing abstract elaborate impenetrable involved obscure unclear unfathomable unintelligible deep detailed inexplicable knotty labyrinthine mind-bending mind-boggling problematical profound recondite sophisticated troublesome undecipherable abstruse entangled esoteric fancy fathomless inscrutable mysterious mystical paradoxical rambling tangled thorny thought-provoking vexing beyond comprehension beyond one's grasp full of twists and turns hard to explain hard to solve opaque above one's head enigmatic fiddly gnarly involute involuted over one's head enigmatical advanced byzantine cryptic difficult to understand unsolvable ambiguous hazy tortuous arcane Byzantine labyrinthian challenging hidden dark unaccountable baroque daedal problematic confused awkward occult tough complicate Gordian insoluble wildering mystic Delphic heavy secret insolvable concealed serious serpentine ticklish murky jumbled impossible Daedalian cabalistic unknowable dense sibylline beyond one messy hermetic hermetical cabbalistic weighty rarefied unanswerable uncanny unexplainable mazy little known interlaced equivocal elliptical taxing strange elliptic double-edged chaotic mixed up devious oracular weird oblique hard to understand disconcerting peculiar odd worrying funny formidable spiny demanding vague orphic acroamatic ramified inextricable befuddling nebulous unexplained winding misleading muddled fuliginous arduous cumbersome circuitous long-drawn-out drawn-out high-tech knotted mixed recherché maze-like ravelled as clear as mud indecipherable clear as mud impossible to understand unsolved raveled bamboozling surprising Daedalean sphinxlike hard to follow inaccessible hi-tech finicky metaphysical private frustrating bemusing perplexed inner daunting strenuous trying fiendish intense plotty long-winded hypermetric hairy magical curious subtle operose untold scrambled secretive cerebral intellectual ungraspable bizarre elite problem beyond understanding undiscoverable indiscernible contradictory inconsistent beyond you full of surprises insuperable unattainable hopeless unrealizable undoable mixed-up Greek to me kittle incognizable queer mysterial ineffable reticular effortful uphill terrible unresolvable muddling unnatural clear as dishwater devilish intertwined interwoven veiled high-level higher-level stealthy unknown blurring unsettling disorienting irreducible uncertain cagey subjective indirect roundabout unexcogitable muddlesome mistakable irresolvable extensive without a solution unresolved unable to be solved unconcluded radical indeterminate confronting top-level devil of a sinuous twisted indefinite indistinct foggy ornate very devil of a dubious doubtful multifaceted multifarious variegated rococo heterogeneous nuanced obfuscated unstraightforward little-known pedantic Alexandrian scholarly academic out-of-the-way amphibological nubilous tenebrous purblind imperceptive drastic overlong verbose deceptive lengthy hard-hitting reflective can of worms cunning perverse difficult to follow sweeping thorough extreme revolutionary complete provocative thoughtful confrontational major insightful intensive unusual extraordinary abnormal uncommon irregular anomalous atypical unexpected questionable out of the ordinary suspicious unfamiliar quaint different freakish unique rare aberrant deviant freak eccentric quirky outlandish offbeat oddball incongruous remarkable singular supernatural fishy unorthodox untypical unconventional kooky kookie uncustomary shadowy debatable clandestine rum off the wall unaccustomed way-out erratic inconceivable suspect whacky crazy queerish bizarro exceptional preternatural wild outré unwonted shady far-out off-kilter dodgy wacky unco screwy elusive funky weirdo foreign freaky kinky shifty eerie paranormal spaced-out indescribable off-the-wall out of the way covert inexplicit spooky imprecise off-centre zany cranky unexplored unrevealed wacko unreal clouded unsettled disreputable aberrated idiosyncratic fantastic undetermined novel undefined undisclosed creepy uncharacteristic inconclusive inexplainable dishonest exotic coded transcendental corrupt open to question fraudulent spiritual incalculable inexact indistinguishable intriguing other-worldly phenomenal extrasensory unimaginable intangible ludicrous ridiculous dubitable disputable psychic doubtable disparate riddling original shaky unrepresentative undecided shonky telepathic supernormal exceeding especial extraordinaire unsounded unworldly unthinkable droll clairvoyant ill-defined daggy not quite right unheard of unplumbed indefinable underhand shrouded unscrupulous left-field astonishing illegible out there cloaked up in the air transcendent fanciful bent criminal undefinable dishonorable two-edged stupefying otherworldly black dishonourable distinct unparalleled illogical unpredictable deceitful irrational unestablished Greek sneaky anagogic surreal unsure unascertained subliminal duplicitous beats me astounding ambivalent arguable speculative vacillating cloak-and-dagger sly prodigious monstrous unlike contrary jarring divergent newsworthy isolated uncomprehensible out of place iffy gnomic magic unrecognized indecisive psychical outre out of line under suspicion supersensory equivocating insubstantial not kosher open to debate open to argument dilly in doubt unapprehended weird and wonderful unperceived unrecognised unordinary immaterial with a sixth sense imponderable in the balance new unidentified tenuous alien unreadable classified encoded enciphered ulterior amazing stunning eye-popping staggering unbelievable rummy cryptical polysemous polysemic polysemantic offhand fluky out of the common multivocal secreted out-there unheard-of off-key whimsical religious unsavoury blurred shrouded in mystery seedy grotesque dissimilar nonrational non-rational unfathomed dim unconfirmed inexpressible nameless comical disconsonant inapropos irrelevant incongruent incoherent avant-garde loner cool unearthly slippery scandalous sketchy furtive unethical inglorious disquieting too deep distinctive borderline numinous potentially illegal potentially dishonest unsavory distinguished flakey unhinged touched demented mad unbalanced flaky breaking new ground remote uninvestigated alternative crooked characteristic custom customized specialized exclusive signature personalized distinguishing individual particular miraculous absurd fantastical foolish cockamamie nonsensical insane slang preposterous nefarious crafty unprincipled periphrastic prevaricating circumlocutory random guileful untrustworthy unanalysable fugitive uninterpretable gray grey interesting untried newfangled unforeseeable blurry signal undiscovered off unreliable phony apocryphal blear technical incredible farfetched outstanding unprecedented hesitant muffled way out off-beat off the rails bugged out unexplicit muzzy open fuzzy unlawful illegal dicey wavering irresolute weak phoney improbable unlikely implausible far-fetched superhuman marvellous wonderful wondrous undivulged of doubtful honesty rings untrue won't wash too much open to doubt not easily understood unanalyzable limited spiritualistic necromantic transmundane telekinetic unspecified unfixed double-dealing ghostly deviative supermundane marvelous superior macabre really hard very hard pending all Greek to someone all Greek to you double Dutch beyond your grasp above your head too hard to understand too difficult to understand supersensual with second sight supersensitive stargazing out-of-body supersensible unnoted noteless yet to be decided special personalised specialised customised evasive unbeknownst unnamed anonymous in limbo surreptitious undercover incorporeal elusory illusory quiet undescribable discarnate unbodied hugger-mugger hush-hush unspecific fallacious psychal imperceptible to the touch airy impalpable unable to be touched hard to describe fine hard to define unobservable unsubstantial thin unperceivable delicate disembodied unapparent fugacious transient phantom shy fleeting greasy transitory stonewalling volatile evanescent mental anomalistic scarce nonstandard off-base off-color like nothing on earth

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Not easy to please or satisfy
demanding stubborn uncompromising fussy grim hard to please intractable obstinate overbearing recalcitrant tough unaccommodating unamenable unreasonable unrelenting argumentative boorish fastidious finicky hardheaded hard-nosed inflexible obdurate picky pigheaded rigid tyrannical bearish discontented dissatisfied fractious hard-line immovable inexorable irascible oafish obstreperous opinionated perverse pitiless resolute stiff strict troublesome trying unbending unmanageable cantankerous choosy critical grumbly impolite irritable irritating negative quarrelsome querulous refractory set in one's ways snappy temperamental testy tiresome unflinching unyielding uptight bloody-minded dogmatic headstrong indomitable intransigent opinionative pertinacious rude single-minded sour steadfast stiff-necked strong-minded wrong-headed dictatorial oppressive overcritical delicate ill-natured importunate prickly sensitive touchy balky bolshie bull-headed contrarious contrary cussed disobliging finical froward hard to satisfy hypercritical over-particular particular perfectionist stroppy thrawn captious chippy crabby crotchety disputatious disputative feisty fiendish hard to handle huffy invidious obstructive ornery ungracious unpredictable uppity vexed uncooperative wilful wayward contumacious awkward unruly uncontrollable disobedient ungovernable willful unhelpful insubordinate defiant rebellious undisciplined incompliant self-willed wild mulish disorderly rebel untoward disruptive restive recusant rowdy truculent mutinous annoying incorrigible vexatious incontrollable boisterous pervicacious out of hand out of control renitent turbulent inimical pat cross-grained impossible unwilling hard bullheaded resistant belligerent dogged adamant implacable hostile tenacious antagonistic determined troublemaking adamantine inconvincible hardened ossified problematic stubborn as a mule noncompliant unmalleable pig-headed self-opinionated lawless irrepressible adverse violent riotous uncontrolled unrestrained dissident unpersuadable firm capricious ill-disciplined unadaptable delinquent rock-ribbed exasperating anarchic deaf to reason unresponsive undisciplinable confrontational obstinately disobedient disagreeable attention-seeking complex insoluble clamorous dissentient unfriendly loud unsympathetic noisy contentious chaotic nonconformist unbridled opposing disapproving unpliable indocile rumbustious militant bellicose unpleasant antipathetic persistent uncongenial locked in relentless pugnacious strong-willed dead set on tetchy grouchy contradictory inimitable morose peevish irrational shrewish biased illogical inconsiderate unsupportive blinkered arbitrary grumpy ill-tempered sullen sulky naughty flyaway sticky prejudiced intolerant burdensome impudent insolent limit vexing pesky blocking stalling restrictive inhibiting delaying badly-behaved incurable disaffected narky bad-tempered ratty shirty choleric not cooperative disturbed maladjusted bulky discommodious incommodious cramped unconstructive hindering badly behaved tricky resisting insubmissive radical withstanding unobliging impossible to cope with frustrating making difficulties not giving an inch scrappy non-compliant uncivil discourteous thorny locked knotty paradoxical contrariant nonconforming discordant arsey disagreeing difficult to handle insurgent insurrectionary wrongheaded converse problem challenging unamiable tough nut hang tough vociferous rough tempestuous uproarious raucous lively rollicking romping anarchical heedless reckless lawbreaking seditious rampaging rambunctious threatening impulsive impetuous impervious rash intemperate imprudent forward assertive drunken bawdy mean roisterous rackety tumultuous resolved unbendable unshakable steely rip-roaring untimely unfortunate persevering unshakeable rampageous roistering uncompliant unalterable piercing screaming booming strepitous blusterous inconvenient inopportune unfavorable unfavourable out of line unmoved indurate unbreakable fixed heady judgmental rigorous convinced remorseless raising Cain unanticipated ill-timed unexpected overexacting imperious insistent cavilling harsh nagging stringent exigent raising the roof with one's feet dug in iron-willed with one's toes dug in unforeseen disastrous unusual surprising unpredicted mistimed quibbling disparaging needy possessive hairsplitting caviling sticklerish faultfinding overscrupulous censuring cavillous unsparing adversarial dissenting aggressive demeaning serious cynical carping censorious crazy hysterical nuts outrageous madcap insurmountable berserk unlucky unwelcome infelicitous inauspicious inapt unsuitable inappropriate angry opposed combative oppositional high-maintenance malapropos badly timed unseasonable spiteful over-rigorous over-strict over-exacting fault-finding over-censorious inhospitable wrathful conflicting vitriolic jaundiced virulent unpropitious misfortunate disturbing hapless ill-starred star-crossed luckless adversative accusatorial allergic oppugnant opposite unsociable reluctant unreceptive ill-disposed at odds oppugning

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Disobedient in nature
disobedient defiant dysfunctional rebellious delinquent badly behaved ill-disciplined mischievous naughty undisciplined unruly wayward bad badly-behaved impudent insolent misbehaving petulant problematic pugnacious whiny aggressive bellicose belligerent cantankerous combative confrontational contumacious disorderly disruptive errant erratic rascally recalcitrant stubborn trying uncontrollable uncooperative argumentative disturbed exasperating fierce hostile hot-tempered ill-behaved incorrigible maladjusted rough rowdy rude scrappy socially impaired truculent willful bold demanding devilish indocile insubordinate loudmouthed malicious mean nasty pesky roguish self-willed tiresome uncompliant uncontainable undisciplinable unmanageable unrestrainable wearisome irksome peevish sullen troublous contrary froward refractory intractable ungovernable obstreperous fractious wilful troublesome untoward rebel recusant incompliant balky restive mutinous perverse headstrong awkward wild unbiddable impish bolshie turbulent riotous insurgent non-compliant seditious disaffected obstinate noncompliant incontrollable aberrant treacherous factious sinful wrong out of control anarchic nonobservant resistive reckless fickle obdurate unpredictable resistant revolutionary unbearable intolerable impossible undependable persistent malign maleficent determined malevolent resolved spiteful mulish dissentious uncomplying nonconformist dissentient malcontent disloyal immoral ornery arbitrary insurrectionary cross-grained self-indulgent strong-willed threatening militant warring individualistic iconoclastic armed restless sabotaging quarrelsome alienated treasonable dissident radical anarchistic attacking offending sinning erring deviant culpable lawless criminal lawbreaking guilty transgressing misbehaved straying playful impolite wicked tricksy puckish annoying brattish scampish prankish devious unorthodox fallible deviating miscreant shifting stray unreliable heretic meandering errable wanton teasing gallus worthless fiendish tough evil off straight and narrow bad-mannered attention-seeking full of mischief unrestrained out of hand mistaken uncontrolled vexatious blundering transgressive faulty untrained unsteady capricious unschooled aberrative aberrational stroppy troublemaking unsettling disturbing upsetting ungoverned inconsistent in error distracting lacking self-control divisive noisy raucous out-of-order out-of-line off-base disrupting causing trouble

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Upsetting, or causing anxiety, sorrow or pain
distressing sad grievous painful heartbreaking harrowing dreadful woeful upsetting tragic lamentable unfortunate agonising agonizing deplorable disturbing regrettable distressful pitiful traumatic heartrending shocking worrying poignant disquieting tormenting hurtful saddening affecting unlucky alarming unsettling frightening afflicting stressful tragical afflictive concerning fearful haunting nagging confronting heart-rending gut-wrenching nerve-racking heart-breaking unpleasant disagreeable distasteful troublesome miserable horrible bitter uncomfortable appalling terrible grim bad horrific dismal awful irksome objectionable wretched nasty unpalatable thankless unpleasing unwelcome galling disconcerting troubling horrid poor revolting doleful horrifying rotten severe vile foul frightful unsatisfactory daunting perturbing abominable lousy harsh execrable ghastly loathsome depressing offensive excruciating macabre bleak undesirable dire vexatious sombre somber displeasing unhappy gloomy unappealing repellent repugnant irritating annoying abhorrent horrendous uncongenial unenviable worrisome discomforting forbidding torturous off-putting agitating atrocious gruesome disheartening fruitless troublous fraught hairy nightmarish grisly grave dispiriting monstrous cruel hellacious mean discouraging disappointing sorrowful repulsive disgusting discomposing pathetic hostile depressive melancholic gross mortifying awkward detestable unsavory glum hopeless cheerless odious icky nauseating unnerving melancholy sickening obnoxious yukky yucky unrewarding unfulfilling grody unsavoury unlovely uninviting dreary morose sour trying repellant invidious oppressed pitiless vicious impoverished stark hard brutal merciless ruthless savage poverty-stricken fierce intense mighty harmful hateful acute crashing injurious destructive bothersome uncoveted unwanted rancid pesky wicked dismaying austere testing parlous unfavorable unfavourable irritable bewildering frustrating foreboding troubled pitiable rueful disconsolate joyless drab demoralising comfortless desolate demoralizing unattractive unpopular unpropitious sinister inauspicious ominous ungracious dejecting dispirited mirthless oppressive crushing dolorous dolesome mephitical perplexing hellish unkind vexing revulsive unamusing aggravating distressed sullen unwished-for moving cold funereal depressed drear mournful dingy piteous plangent lachrymose sorry derisible pensive lugubrious dark heart-wrenching tear-jerking humourless sober crummy humorless unbearable solemn stinking unendurable hideous lurid unacceptable sedate abysmal diabolical uncool grotty godawful ugly nauseous anguished beastly nail-biting nerve-wracking extremely bad

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Causing difficulty or annoyance
troublous upsetting distressing disturbing troublesome disquieting perturbing unsettling troubling worrisome discomforting discomposing nagging worrying bothersome nasty trying annoying irksome irritating aggravating unpleasant vexing provoking harassing dismaying discouraging wearisome alarming tiresome inconvenient painful distressful burdensome disconcerting disagreeable frightening startling discommoding severe agitating ominous depressing foreboding gloomy onerous sinister perplexing creepy hard laborious pessimistic toilsome consequential disruptive impeding intrusive threatening embarrassing prophetic uncertain vexatious awkward exasperating maddening niggling nerve-racking tricky pesky galling taxing plaguy pestiferous pestilential pestilent rankling hairy riling abrasive peeving chafing carking frustrating nettling nettlesome displeasing infuriating thorny pesty rebarbative plaguey infernal harrying unnerving confounded cussed harrowing problematic tedious concerning grating nerve-wracking anxious-making anxious tormenting daunting traumatic tense nail-biting uneasy fraught unwelcome nervous restless scary wearing demanding teasing grave antagonizing prickly enraging jarring sticky antagonising agonizing agonising enough to try the patience of a saint enough to drive you up the wall stressful irking disappointing puzzling knotty boring incommodious mean ugly wicked bedevilling unamusing unpleasing apprehensive punchable uncongenial bedeviling confronting hurtful shocking objectionable persistent wretched repugnant challenging forbidding lamentable deplorable accursed afflicting strained festering antipathetic nauseating charged unsatisfying unattractive impossible exciting emotionally charged uptight troubled uncomfortable knife-edge cliffhanging dramatic volatile explosive white-knuckle arduous oppressive panicky menacing gut-wrenching terrifying intimidating importunate intractable ungovernable undisciplined murder rough damaging tough heavy repressive uphill rowdy messy infestive dangerous disorderly

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Requiring great skill or finesse in handling or treatment
tricksy tricky thorny delicate sensitive problematic knotty sticky ticklish prickly tough hairy touchy problematical dodgy nasty catchy spiny awkward precarious dicey risky uncertain complicated dangerous intricate gnarly chancy troublesome complex perplexing touch-and-go unsafe hazardous perilous hard controversial involved unstable uncomfortable embarrassing parlous convoluted trying critical unsound vexatious fraught with danger unpredictable insecure treacherous unhealthy menacing taxing baffling irksome bothersome vexed emotive threatening iffy unsteady serious grievous grave jeopardizing wicked rocky loaded shaky jeopardising worrying unpleasant concerning high-risk vulnerable exposed fiddly unsure desperate volatile nettlesome venturesome terrifying dynamite touch and go at risk puzzling upsetting compromising humiliating unchancy contentious pointed briery painful jeopardous cringeworthy formidable undependable rugged cringey cringe-making capricious playing with fire in danger in jeopardy Russian roulette on thin ice uneasy paradoxical sophisticated profound harassing echinated annoying stimulating intractable mystifying severe kid-glove like herding cats tender provocative subtle dubious erratic fluctuant slippery ominous heated quirky incalculable alarming barro discomforting divisive scandalous unreliable hair-trigger rough heavy laborious operose strenuous scary searching penetrating disconcerting tendentious troubled flustering barbed bristly extreme death-defying discomfiting demeaning degrading distressing briary thistly brambly charged meaningful pregnant inconvenient embarrassed up and down built on sand not easy untimely discountenancing disturbing discomposing hot lethal haphazard harmful spicular spiky aculeate spinous sharp spiculate spiked pronged bristled spiniferous scratchy toe-curling excruciating incommodious exasperating shameful setaceous jaggy muricate pointy barbellate spinose nice inconstant fickle temperamental mercurial variable changeable speculative doubtful unsettled shonky ugly in the balance dire hanging by a thread flimsy suspect sketchy unconvincing bad deadly fatal dangersome long shot out on a limb exigent questionable seedy shady destructive viperous adventurous venturous tight unclear unsubstantiated unsupported fallible weak cliffhanging suspenseful wobbly unknown reckless open to question open to doubt endangered hanging in the balance defenceless defenseless tenuous acute on a slippery slope very bad daredevil tense appalling terrible breakneck overwrought wide-open on slippery ground nebulous inflammable peracute feeble strained anxious egregious at a crisis at stake in doubt riding on it at a turning point at a critical stage at issue awful poor woeful wretched sorry dreadful life-threatening life-and-death volcanic combustible stressful fragile explosive easily threatened easily destroyed easily broken lamentable pitiful frightful nerve-racking highly charged knife-edge hopeless lousy chronic

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(of a literary work) Overly serious or difficult
heavy tedious dull dry serious over-serious heavy-going dreary boring turgid uninteresting wearisome dry as dust deadly banal drab laborious labored laboured mind-numbing monotonous incoherent inarticulate incomprehensible unreadable dense heavy going badly written as dry as dust flat unexciting humdrum arid ho-hum tiresome bland lifeless lackluster lacklustre prosaic tame colourless pedestrian colorless jejune uninspiring vapid uneventful stodgy stale insipid tiring run-of-the-mill stuffy stupid jading monochromatic unimaginative trite commonplace mundane routine unstimulating sterile slow leaden spiritless weary numbing ponderous unrelieved old wearying dusty drudging samey dullsville lacking variety blah characterless unremarkable passionless featureless lame stiff bromidic dreich irksome ornery ho hum yawnsome lacking variation no great shakes dull as dishwater lacking excitement nothing to write home about lacking interest quotidian workaday monochrome plodding uninspired mechanical dull as ditchwater soul-destroying tired soulless nondescript wishy-washy anaemic wooden soporific barren unspirited weariful innocuous inane hackneyed nothing deadening anemic draggy not up to much trying frustrating platitudinous repetitive unchanging dead bog-standard threadbare uniform repetitious unvaried unvarying dry-as-dust gray plebeian nowhere grey without variety monotonic all the same reiterated monotone treadmill recurrent samely banausic unchanged sing-song flat as pancake puts one to sleep desiccated unoriginal unenjoyable unentertaining weak fatiguing derivative pointless lustreless limp ordinary worn-out prolix big yawn common poor inadequate namby-pamby milk-and-water bloodless half-hearted watery prosy hacky driveling soft mild drivelling nebbish common or garden beige corny fatuous plain subdued vacuous tenuous feeble slight simplistic crude meager empty meagre

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Fond of, or prone to, quarreling
feisty combative argumentative aggressive belligerent quarrelsome bellicose pugnacious contentious confrontational truculent militant disputatious warlike scrappy agonistic chippy gladiatorial discordant assaultive brawly fiery ornery touchy tough sensitive active courageous spirited spunky excitable enthusiastic gutsy alive bubbly energetic frisky game gritty gutty hearty lively mettlesome peppy zestful thin-skinned hot-blooded full-blooded go-getting high-strung on the warpath full of pep polemical cantankerous litigious controversial polemic captious cavilling dissentious fractious disputative hostile caviling awkward perverse contrary troublesome irascible irritable antagonistic petulant warring choleric factious defiant threatening snappy peevish battling pettish fighting querulous cross hotheaded grouchy stroppy tempestuous arguesome arsey ructious crabby wrangling bickering huffy violent brawling unruly passionate churlish impassioned war turbulent ill-tempered quick-tempered bad-tempered hot-tempered ready for a fight have chip on shoulder fierce mean aggers spoiling for a fight sullen destructive surly loudmouthed unfriendly nasty bolshie cussed oppugnant ardent hot flip at loggerheads have it in for on the outs have a bone to pick determined plucky biffo looking for trouble obstreperous rude uncooperative ill-natured unpleasant discourteous itching terrifying insolent intimidating cowing scathing harsh terrorising frightening trenchant sharp deadly vituperous browbeating caustic hateful bullying ferocious terrorizing mordacious mordant angry adversarial inhospitable inimical malevolent splenetic miffy exasperated testy abusive narky snarly grumpy offensive rancorous snappish prickly cranky fretful soreheaded mighty unkind antipathetic peppery short-tempered

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Very particular about detail
fussy exacting particular dainty fastidious finicky choosy picky discriminating pernickety persnickety demanding faddish faddy finical punctilious selective nice nit-picking old-maidish over-particular squeamish choosey delicate finicking fussbudgety nitpicking nit-picky overnice overparticular assiduous conscionable exact fretful fuddy-duddy hard to please heedful inflexible obsessive old maidish overfastidious pedantic picky-picky prissy punctual stickling trivial old womanish critical overcritical pass-remarkable scrupulous careful painstaking perfectionist hair-splitting meticulous difficult to please over-fastidious carping awkward discerning tricky fussbudget hypercritical overdelicate fine overprecise hairsplitting fiddly detailed sedulous precise rigorous captious refined impossible to please queasy thorough very careful easily disgusted sensitive fault-finding perceptive acute sharp choicy overscrupulous keen astute cavilling over-exacting quibbling caviling eclectic select prudish precisionist cautious principled conscientious strait-laced literalist dogmatic literalistic formalist purist discriminatory upright moral tasteful scholastic honourable pettifogging casuistical upstanding high-minded judicious casuistic sophistical sophistic ethical honorable righteous right-minded perspicacious faultfinding niggling discriminative disapproving proper penetrating opinionated complex complicated mincing excessively orderly unfavorable unfavourable sticklerish rough tough anal prim pure puritanical stuffy cultivated schoolmarmish shrewd insightful quick Victorian cultured discriminational differential alert artistic aesthetic brilliant individualising wise prudent individualizing esthetic clever bright intelligent over-censorious with good taste subtle judgmental rejective honest minute just scolding humbling diagnostic demeaning calumniatory belittling severe censorious disparaging biting cynical censuring derogatory analytical cavillous lowering critic judgy harsh exceptive reproachful nagging trenchant sarcastic cutting contemptuous choleric condemning withering satirical stern finely honed correct good virtuous incorruptible noble anti-corruption respectable decent extremely careful right fair-minded reliable trusty trustworthy thinking twice dependable true

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Unfriendly and bad-tempered
disagreeable ill-natured bad-tempered cross irritable nasty rude surly unfriendly unpleasant contrary ill-tempered peevish brusque churlish crabbed curmudgeonly disobliging grumpy ill-humoured petulant snappish mean mean-spirited prickly sulky sullen abrupt acid bearish bilious bloody-minded cantankerous cruel discourteous dyspeptic grouchy ill-humored impolite ornery ratty splenetic tetchy spiteful ungracious unlikable vicious bellicose contentious crabby disputatious eristic pettish quarrelsome querulous snappy ugly unhelpful uptight waspish whiny out of sorts testy cranky crusty touchy fractious irascible crotchety peppery chippy choleric narky eggy soreheaded peckish miffy snaky sour perverse scratchy liverish like a bear with a sore head awkward short-tempered moody huffy morose uncooperative captious stuffy fretful quick-tempered out of temper in a bad mood impatient bitter miserable complaining fiery edgy whingy obstinate argumentative shirty shrewish whingeing snarky stroppy sorehead snippy snippety on edge waxy raspy hot-tempered cross-grained critical cynical harsh acrimonious tough trying tart acrid fussy waspy dour vinegary short-fused on a short fuse as cross as two sticks angry discontented grumbling glum unsociable whining misanthropic dissatisfied carping truculent gloomy iracund iracundulous grousing mardy mumpish saturnine blunt chuffy out of humor obstreperous fault-finding thin-skinned nasty-tempered in a mood tooshie murmuring plaintive vinegarish arsey censorious grumbly salty moaning negative crying deploring scrappy lamenting bemoaning whimpering wailing contemptible ignoble rotten huffy irascible hard to please hard-nosed tense temperamental curt huffish disgruntled gruff volatile sensitive feisty bristly ireful hotheaded pouty oversensitive pertinacious hypercritical exasperated displeased snarling resentful crybaby annoyed pouting brooding griping growling malicious venomous fretting short childish cavilling sharp hasty malignant vindictive caviling sore passionate filthy cussed out of humour having got out of bed on the wrong side hot under the collar foul-tempered out-of-sorts hot-blooded having got out of bed the wrong side easily offended uncivil unmannerly embittered piqued boorish irritated rancorous wrathful miffed excitable peeved mopey glowering indignant unresponsive uncommunicative taciturn restive offended worried ticklish moping hostile irked unkind crude ill-mannered vexed upset agitated scowling nettled riled sarcastic narked humourless humorless hateful frowning restless irate envenomed catty unsmiling put out malign vitriolic fed up hot-headed loutish uneasy easily upset anxious uncouth oafish unhappy fidgety crass ill-bred nervous ungallant ungentlemanly virulent stressed rough unchivalrous uncharitable distressed offhand ill at ease unsettled scathing disrespectful inconsiderate choked malevolent twitchy grudging antagonistic aggrieved ignorant jumpy infuriated jaundiced unquiet caustic impulsive hurt aggravated incensed furious bad-mannered coarse overstrung pernicious highly strung provoked inflammable savage atrabilious skittish hurtful wounded acerbic enraged sardonic neurotic perturbed het up poisonous sourpussed troubled in a temper joyless sulking in a huff sharp-tongued high-strung hung up bad wicked uncongenial aggressive pugnacious ferocious overwrought distraught uncomfortable tempersome bad-humored unruly recalcitrant ungenerous snarly zowerswopped hypersensitive refractory spunky acute sombre somber froward Eeyorish perversely irritable lugubrious brief scornful apt to fly off the handle indomitable uncompliant indocile wild emotional like a bear with a long face got up on wrong side of bed vulgar mopish sober dismal pessimistic sharp-tempered worked up wrought up belligerent hate-filled toey dejected agitable broody disappointed dicey hazardous unsafe unpredictable perturbable wreck rattled faultfinding begrudging blue fierce kittle mopy harried flustered disheartened classless clownish cloddish wired up wound up hard no-nonsense laconic bluff afflicted disturbed harassed discouraged bothered nervy bundle of nerves mad insecure wired apprehensive maddened tormented inflamed stewed angered insulted unstable brittle vehement irreconcilable hysterical antsy unfulfilled fuming defeated in high dudgeon crook vex easily frightened easily agitated jittery hinky goosey keyed up dithery atwitter queasy queazy aflutter unceremonious uncivilised clodhopping uncultured polite miserly unpolished rustic uncivilized base lowbred unneighborly with chip on shoulder hard done by grudge-bearing with a chip on one's shoulder ill-disposed stressy adrenalized brassed off hacked off snuffy wrath cheesed off browned off peed off unsatisfied frustrated unsated ungratified fretted mordant excited on tenterhooks off offish trenchant not best pleased ticked off teed off maleficent carrying a chip on your shoulder up the wall cutting like a cat on a hot tin roof like a cat on hot bricks on pins and needles boisterous barbed foaming at the mouth impertinent malefic bent out of shape insolent impudent withering biting presumptuous mordacious stinging vitriolous abusive corrosive astringent wounding acidulous searing graceless brash burning audacious slashing tactless offensive rapier-like evil-intentioned dripping with malice razor-edged squint-eyed insulting derogatory disparaging cheeky arrogant undiplomatic cocky unmannered unrefined unladylike mannerless uncomplimentary disgracious overbearing ungenteel out-of-line flip unhandsome intrusive mouthy contumelious fresh underbred inaffable smart alecky lippy yokelish indecorous thoughtless indelicate bounderish uncalled-for smart-alecky brazen insubordinate malapert peremptory disdainful

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Giving rise or likely to give rise to controversy or public disagreement
controversial contentious debatable disputable disputed disputatious arguable contended controvertible delicate divisive dubious polemical sensitive dubitable emotive moot polemic provocative questionable suspect tendentious vexed awkward contestable contested debateable problematic debated doubtable doubtful heated hot notorious uncertain hot-button under discussion at issue in dispute open to discussion open to question emotional inflammatory touchy subjective unsettled unresolved undecided unconcluded undetermined dicey ongoing in contention sticky thorny ticklish knotty taxing problematical moving touching iffy hairy open to debate dodgy thrilling affecting sentimental stirring exciting fractious open to doubt tricky troublesome tear-jerking heart-rending poignant heart-warming up in the air yet to be decided much debated affectional affective impassioned heartwarming open equivocal unsure borderline in doubt indefinite negotiable issuable unconfirmed unclear ambiguous marginal ambivalent pending unanswered indeterminate vague to be decided indecisive argumentative unclassifiable scrappy quarrelsome unlikely unsound peripheral frontier bordering mootable critical inexact unverified unreliable unprovable unproven apocryphal undefined spurious not definite occult under advisement flimsy cryptic enigmatic not obvious under examination obscure hypothetical contingent in question ignored neglected unquestioned unnoticed unrefuted unchallenged inconclusive unsolved confused clouded unfixed pendent waffling in a state of uncertainty up for grabs in limbo in a state of limbo betwixt and between open-ended not decided

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Of considerable importance or seriousness
big significant serious substantial considerable critical important major urgent consequential crucial decisive momentous paramount tough all-important appreciable earnest fateful influential key landmark leading material meaningful monumental powerful prime principal prominent sizable solemn super vital weighty big league big-time eminent eventful far-reaching fundamental grave hard heavy historic major league sober somber sombre earthshaking earth-shattering heavy-duty heavyweight hefty high-priority mammoth super colossal valuable life-and-death main tectonic of consequence of great import of moment of significance exceptional no joke no laughing matter strategic glum exigent profound staid sedate stern pivotal severe humourless gloomy acute dour portentous grim austere of great importance life and death of great consequence downbeat cold sober sad big deal quiet humorless uncomic underlined no-nonsense matter of life and death major-league pressing essential worthwhile ponderous integral noteworthy intense large-scale grand cardinal almighty life-changing imperative determinative deep indispensable sizeable core solid pertinent intrinsic focal large primary sweeping central real sturdy firm strong respectable great sound marked substantive extraordinary notable dire capital pronounced imposing much extensive massive good ample useful durable healthy striking pointed instrumental mighty telling top-priority especial impactful immediate overriding salient foremost burning determining big-deal superabundant abundant vast steady high-profile of note top-level overshadowing high-level of concern dangerous grievous big-league

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Causing emotion, excitement, and enthusiasm
mind-boggling exciting stimulating stirring thrilling rousing exhilarating electrifying inspiring intoxicating breathtaking galvanising galvanizing charged exhilarative electric galvanic kicky amazing astonishing wonderful overwhelming stunning challenging spectacular startling stupendous baffling complex complicated confusing puzzling staggering surprising mind-blowing heart-stopping hair-raising mind-bending rip-roaring eye-opening moving dramatic invigorating envigorating heady emotional lively eye-popping gripping animating fascinating inspiriting incredible sensational wondrous awesome spirited astounding awe-inspiring spine-tingling inspirational captivating enlivening energizing riveting stem-winding anthemic dynamic energetic energising enthralling magnificent enchanting arousing jaw-dropping striking impressive emotive impassioned animated passionate provocative refreshing emotion-charged soul-stirring shocking provoking motivating stimulative remarkable miraculous marvelous marvellous fabulous out of this world action-packed uplifting vigorous exhilarant sexy powerful thought-provoking exalting enthusiastic hearty explosive encouraging unbelievable knife-edge mind-altering cliffhanging awakening prodigious fantastical wild brilliant fantastic dazzling intense memorable beautiful empyreal unique sensorial amazeballs bewitching heart-stirring glorious galvanical inflammatory agitational brisk heartrending heartbreaking strong imbued suffused fraught laden loaded full saturated pervaded permeated filled potent vitalizing compelling elating hallucinogenic compulsive suspenseful stupefying inconceivable hallucinatory psychedelic nerve-racking edge-of-the-seat adrenaline-charged motivational affecting heartening bracing revitalizing cheering gladdening splendid outstanding eye-catching grand never to be forgotten gee-whizz unforgettable picturesque arresting persuasive impactful ripping adrenaline-fueled boisterous rollicking riotous uproarious vibrant influential triggering instigating inciting meaningful piquing affective poignant touching instigative impelling intriguing interesting sparkling entertaining giddy revitalising quickening animative tonic elevating exhilaratory piquant tense adrenalizing exalté appealing hectic titillating extraordinary giving one food for thought jolting far-out resplendent like a dream come true blissful unimaginable fabled beguiling splendorous heavenly sublime out of the ordinary ethereal special divine unheard-of charming portentous majestic far out tremendous enlightening fairy-tale fairytale-like dream-filled magical volatile buzzy adrenalized power-driven magnetic AC plug-in DC juiced motor-driven absorbing electrical electronic rechargeable battery operated theatrical shaking trembling some blinding theatric awe-striking shivering quaking vibrating shuddering frantic blood-tingling exquisite swinging delightful fab large boss mad zero cool

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Squeezed or confined
straitened destitute penniless poor poverty-stricken impecunious indigent needful needy penurious bankrupt beggarly moneyless necessitous broke dirt poor impoverished in need in penury skint strapped beggared distressed in want pauperized pinched reduced severe without a sou cleaned out down and out flat broke in reduced circumstances on the breadline stony broke without a penny stone broke strapped for cash as poor as a church mouse in Queer Street unable to make ends meet without two farthings to rub together without two pennies to rub together down at heel ruined insolvent crippled broken hard up bust boracic dirt-poor down-and-out in distressed circumstances famished threadbare wiped out in straitened circumstances disadvantaged empty deprived sterile underprivileged flat hurting have-not clean boracic lint low-income in reduced on skid row without a bean on your uppers without a red cent badly off out at elbows out of pocket down on one's luck without two brass farthings to rub together short short of money in the red unprosperous without a brass farthing homeless stone-broke on the rocks in debt stony-broke stony busted depressed wanting hard-pressed lacking bad off shabby in Chapter 11 unable to keep the wolf from the door fortuneless up against it dead broke truly needy on your beam-ends in a bad way tapped out without two pennies farthings to rub together vagrant bankrupted unlucky unfortunate out of money low meager meagre on the streets suffering derelict indebted seedy failed struggling cashless neglected in distress handicapped rundown empty-handed lost in need of in the gutter gone under in administration in receivership low-paid gone bust behind eight ball on one's uppers in Carey Street on the bread line gone to the wall on one's beam ends without a shot in one's locker poor as a church mouse in the hands of the receivers economically deprived financially disadvantaged unfavored unaffluent requiring help workless unemployed laid off jobless between jobs redundant living rough sleeping rough idle extremely poor base scanty of no fixed address of no fixed abode down to last cent stripped totaled divested deficient unmoneyed impencunious stranded vile out of a job resting signing on unprivileged down-at-heel overdrawn discriminated against over a barrel on last leg without a dime deprived of devoid of played out wretched despicable mean on the dole beaten vagabond economically disadvantaged defeated outcast finished miserably poor very poor financially poor spent down to last penny in dire circumstances in great need squalid miserable pathetic shoddy foul sordid on one's beam-ends craptastic without a penny to one's name smashed hindered impaired without a penny to your name denuded bereft on the wallaby track in arrears owing money pitiful unpleasant abject forlorn ill-fated hapless ill-starred belly up exhausted depleted dispossessed on the skids out of funds in the poorhouse contemptible in financial difficulties not having two pennies to rub together not having two farthings to rub together financially distressed financially embarrassed without means of support short of cash without money cleared out liquidated out of business in dire straits slummy defaulting ghetto ghost shanty foreclosed collapsed undone run down skid row run-down unable to pay one's debts financially ruined belly-up in Chapter 13 taken to the cleaners

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Operating with high pressures, such as several times atmospheric pressure but relative
high-pressure aggressive compelling forceful pushy bludgeoning high-powered insistent intensive persistent persuasive coercive importunate in-your-face ambitious assertive enterprising fierce go-getting militant pressurising pressurizing pushing self-asserting self-assertive demanding intense pressured pushful relentless strenuous stressful thrusting not taking no for an answer confident bold self-confident assured bossy sure forward domineering overbearing strong immodest audacious brash bumptious loud obtrusive obnoxious presumptuous officious driven offensive arrogant outspoken shocking direct forthright full-on provocative cocksure overconfident cocky sharp-elbowed nervy strident loudmouthed full of oneself firm decisive positive self-assured strong-willed decided feisty self-possessed emphatic can-do dogmatic commanding authoritative determined assaultive dominant bullish carnivorous believing in oneself absolute certain self-respecting not backward in coming forward poised secure self-reliant impertinent composed fearless sure of oneself collected sure of yourself cool-headed presuming sanguine impudent imperturbable cheeky brazen unperturbed insolent rude unruffled relaxed unfazed gung ho dauntless brave inconsiderate level-headed uppity tenacious calm intrepid cool intrusive phlegmatic interfering nonchalant meddling prying nosy impassive serene intruding meddlesome busy resolute brassy tranquil unflappable snoopy protrusive nosey together sassy upbeat unhesitating gutsy saucy nonplussed equanimous filled with aplomb laid-back courageous at ease hubristic brazen-faced flip impetuous hotheaded bold-faced impulsive impolitic fresh doubtless implicit clear rash wise puffed up undoubtful believing unabashed imposing defiant stubborn peremptory controlling imperious opinionated dashing daring committed complacent resolved powerful staunch steely spirited steadfast tough zealous rosy high strong-minded over-assertive unafraid expecting expectant well-balanced pumped up cool, calm and collected go-ahead hotdog know-it-all hotshot self-secure projecting prognathous blatant jutting flagrant sheer bald bulging arch brassbound effervescent brazenfaced trashy incautious thoughtless bright hasty vivacious heedless precipitate headlong untactful maladroit familiar overfamiliar disrespectful full of yourself as bold as brass improper inappropriate indulgent pompous overindulgent pretentious over-free smug conceited impolite shameless free tolerant free-and-easy conclusive definite convinced unwavering categorical contumelious supercilious satisfied persuaded holding the unwavering view having no doubt easy in one's mind in no doubt having no questions about secure in one's belief undoubting free from doubt valid undoubtable questionless unshaken in one's belief settled self-sufficient surefooted sure-footed

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Based on abstract reasoning
metaphysical abstract theoretical intellectual ideal philosophical speculative conceptual notional abstruse basic deep essential fundamental recondite esoteric high-flown ideational intangible profound spiritual supernatural theoretic universal unreal academic immaterial impalpable incorporeal oversubtle transcendental unpractical unsubstantial bodiless conjectural discarnate eternal hypothetical insubstantial jesuitic mystical nonmaterial nonphysical numinous ontological philosophic superhuman superior supermundane suprahuman supramundane supranatural unfleshly unphysical suppositional impractical imaginary conjectured putative suppositious pure suppositive assumed unsubstantiated transcendent visionary unrealistic nonconcrete fanciful not practical supposed illusory fancied paradigmatic imagal unfathomable complex serious weighty unapplied impenetrable obscure mysterious dark vague on paper presumed quixotic formularized codified pedantic hypothetic in theory as a premise formalistic analytical postulated general unproved instanced problematical idealized ideological contingent in the abstract tentative logical imaginative unearthly idealised academical presupposed unproven untested presumptive unfounded groundless imagined indefinite uncertain suspect doubtful based on guesswork non-practical postulatory non-technical blue-sky nominal higher experimental hairy dangerous projected conceptive unpragmatic irrelevant useless alleged ivory-tower ivory-towered ivory-towerish apparent inferred indeterminate casual contestable disputable equivocal assumptive stochastic concocted questionable conditional conjecturable debatable refutable provisory proposed guessed unconfirmed pretending problematic purported suspected surmised supposititious made up postulational guessing unresolved surmising guesstimated figured reputed likely asserted inferential on a hunch on a long shot

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