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prob·lem·at·ic

 (prŏb′lə-măt′ĭk)
adj. also prob·lem·at·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Posing a problem; difficult to solve: a repair that proved more problematic than first expected.
2. Open to doubt; debatable: "if you ever get married, which seems to me extremely problematic" (Oscar Wilde).
3. Not settled; unresolved or dubious: a problematic future.
n.
Something that poses a problem or difficulty: "[a book that] poses the problematics of memory in another light altogether" (Daphne Merkin).

prob′lem·at′i·cal·ly adv.

problematic

(ˌprɒbləˈmætɪk) or

problematical

adj
1. having the nature or appearance of a problem; questionable
2. (Logic) logic obsolete (of a proposition) asserting that a property may or may not hold. Compare apodeictic2, assertoric
ˌproblemˈatically adv

prob•lem•at•ic

(ˌprɒb ləˈmæt ɪk)

also prob`lem•at′i•cal,



adj.
of the nature of a problem; doubtful; uncertain; questionable.
[1600–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.problematic - open to doubt or debate; "If you ever get married, which seems to be extremely problematic"
questionable - subject to question; "questionable motives"; "a questionable reputation"; "a fire of questionable origin"
2.problematic - making great mental demandsproblematic - making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe; "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home"
difficult, hard - not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"

problematic

problematic

adjective
Translations
مُشْكِل، مُنْطَوٍ على المشاكِل
problematisk
problematičan
problematikus
problematyczny
problematic
problematikatežaven

problematic

[ˌprɒblɪˈmætɪk] ADJproblemático
it is problematic whetheres dudoso si ...

problematic

[ˌprɒbləˈmætɪk] adjproblématique

problematic(al)

problematic

[ˌprɒblɪˈmætɪk] problematical [ˌprɒblɪˈmætɪkl] adjproblematico/a, dubbio/a
it is problematic whether ... → è in dubbio se...

problem

(ˈprobləm) noun
1. a difficulty; a matter about which it is difficult to decide what to do. Life is full of problems; (also adjective) a problem child.
2. a question to be answered or solved. mathematical problems.
ˌprobleˈmatic(al) (-ˈmӕ-) adjective

problematic

a. problemático-a; dificultoso-a.
References in classic literature ?
A dull mind, once arriving at an inference that flatters a desire, is rarely able to retain the impression that the notion from which the inference started was purely problematic.
To explain the problematic existence of the chevalier, the historian, whom Truth, that cruel wanton, grasps by the throat, is compelled to say that after the "glorious" sad days of July, Alencon discovered that the chevalier's nightly winnings amounted to about one hundred and fifty francs every three months; and that the clever old nobleman had had the pluck to send to himself his annuity in order not to appear in the eyes of a community, which loves the main chance, to be entirely without resources.
It was probably owing to the conversation she had had with her husband on their way from church concerning this problematic stranger that Mrs.
Bertha, the slim, fair-haired girl, whose present thoughts and emotions were an enigma to me amidst the fatiguing obviousness of the other minds around me, was as absorbing to me as a single unknown to-day--as a single hypothetic proposition to remain problematic till sunset; and all the cramped, hemmed-in belief and disbelief, trust and distrust, of my nature, welled out in this one narrow channel.
Conservatives cherished it for being small and inconvenient, and thus keeping out the "new people" whom New York was beginning to dread and yet be drawn to; and the sentimental clung to it for its historic associations, and the musical for its excellent acoustics, always so problematic a quality in halls built for the hearing of music.
But the younger men who were relatives or connections of the family, were disposed to admire her in this problematic light, as a girl who showed much conduct, and who among all the chances that were flying might turn out to be at least a moderate prize.
I am frank to admit that for myself I was much more concerned with our own immediate future than with any problematic loss which the world might be about to suffer.
Looking back at the occasion when we first got on speaking terms on the road by the quarry, I had to admit that she presented some points of a problematic appearance.
Stelling was a man who meant to rise in his profession, and to rise by merit, clearly, since he had no interest beyond what might be promised by a problematic relationship to a great lawyer who had not yet become Lord Chancellor.
We condemn and reject these attempts which lack scientific basis, as well as morally problematic.
He agreed that more social campaigning is necessary in order to increase the Bulgarian society's attention on problematic topics, giving the newly started campaign to stop human trafficking in the country.
They will put the spotlight on the effects of problematic parental substance use on a child, with an estimated 1.