trying

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try·ing

 (trī′ĭng)
adj.
Causing strain, hardship, or distress.

try′ing·ly adv.

trying

(ˈtraɪɪŋ)
adj
upsetting, difficult, or annoying: a trying day at the office.
ˈtryingly adv
ˈtryingness n

try•ing

(ˈtraɪ ɪŋ)

adj.
straining one's patience and goodwill; annoying, difficult, or irritating.
[1710–20]
try′ing•ly, adv.
try′ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.trying - hard to enduretrying - hard to endure; "fell upon trying times"
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?"
2.trying - extremely irritating to the nervestrying - extremely irritating to the nerves; "nerve-racking noise"; "the stressful days before a war"; "a trying day at the office"
disagreeable - not to your liking; "a disagreeable situation"

trying

trying

adjective
Requiring great or extreme bodily, mental, or spiritual strength:
Translations
شاقمُتْعِب
otravnýúmorný
idegekre menõ
òreytandi, erfiîursem reynir á òolrifinn; òreytandi
úmorný
bıktırıcıcan sıkıcısabır taşıranzor

trying

[ˈtraɪɪŋ] ADJ [time, situation, circumstances] → difícil; [experience, day] → duro; [person] → latoso, pesado

trying

[ˈtraɪɪŋ] adjpénibletry line tryline [ˈtraɪlaɪn] n (RUGBY)ligne f de but, ligne f d'essai

trying

adjschwierig, anstrengend; work, day, timeanstrengend, aufreibend; experienceschwer; it has been a trying time for them recentlysie haben es in letzter Zeit sehr schwer gehabt; how trying!wie ärgerlich!

trying

[ˈtraɪɪŋ] adj (tiring, situation, time) → difficile, duro/a; (day, experience) → logorante, pesante; (tiresome, person) → noiso/a, seccante; (child) → insopportabile
to have a trying time → passare un periodo difficile

try

(trai) verb
1. to attempt or make an effort (to do, get etc). He tried to answer the questions; Let's try and climb that tree!
2. to test; to make an experiment (with) in order to find out whether something will be successful, satisfactory etc. She tried washing her hair with a new shampoo; Try one of these sweets.
3. to judge (someone or their case) in a court of law. The prisoners were tried for murder.
4. to test the limits of; to strain. You are trying my patience.
nounplural tries
1. an attempt or effort. Have a try (at the exam). I'm sure you will pass.
2. in rugby football, an act of putting the ball on the ground behind the opponents' goal-line. Our team scored three tries.
ˈtrier noun
a person who keeps on trying, who does not give up. He's not very good, but he's a trier.
ˈtrying adjective
1. difficult; causing strain or anxiety. Having to stay such a long time in hospital must be very trying.
2. (of people) stretching one's patience to the limit; annoying. She's a very trying woman!
try on
to put on (clothes etc) to see if they fit. She tried on a new hat.
try out
to test (something) by using it. We are trying out new teaching methods.