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Noun1.difficultness - the quality of being difficult; "they agreed about the difficulty of the climb"
effortfulness - the quality of requiring deliberate effort
asperity, rigor, rigorousness, rigourousness, severeness, severity, rigour, grimness, hardship - something hard to endure; "the asperity of northern winters"
ruggedness, hardness - the quality of being difficult to do; "he assigned a series of problems of increasing hardness"; "the ruggedness of his exams caused half the class to fail"
formidability, toughness - impressive difficulty
burdensomeness, onerousness, oppressiveness, heaviness - unwelcome burdensome difficulty
subtlety, niceness - the quality of being difficult to detect or analyze; "you had to admire the subtlety of the distinctions he drew"
troublesomeness, worriment, inconvenience - a difficulty that causes anxiety
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
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There are three levels (bronze, silver and gold), which differ in time (six to 18 months) and difficultness.
Lounsbury, "Measurement of infant difficultness.," Child Development, vol.
Geoff Barton, general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL), said: "I don't think the difficultness is necessarily in the change of content, it is in the way they are being assessed.
The firm had been having difficultness keeping within the exemption limits allowed by the apex bank.
However, to completely achieve analytical formulae and simplify such a numerical implementation, we avoid the difficultness arisen during the study of the three relationships (82) and (84)-(85) with (86).
Furthermore, a specific feature of such investments is the shortage of required information, deficit of historical data on risk and return and difficultness in defining their value contrary to traditional investments, the information of which is easier to access (Guarasci 2010).
Sometimes it makes some difficultness to analyze characteristic of an estimator.