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Meaning of PROBLEMATIC

Pronunciation:  `prâblu'matik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve; "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home"
  2. [adj]  open to doubt or debate; "If you ever get married, which seems to be extremely problematic"
 

PROBLEMATIC is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: baffling, debatable, difficult, hard, knotty, problematical, questionable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prob`lem*at"ic\, Problematical \Prob`lem*at"ic*al\,
a. [L. problematicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. probl['e]matique.]
Having the nature of a problem; not shown in fact;
questionable; uncertain; unsettled; doubtful. --
{Prob`lem*at"ic*al*ly}, adv.

      Diligent inquiries into remote and problematical guilt
      leave a gate wide open to . . . informers. --Swift.

 

 

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