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Definition of problematic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

problematic

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌprɑbləˈmæt̮ɪk//
 
(problematical
NAmE//ˌprɑbləˈmæt̮ɪkl//
 
)
 
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difficult to deal with or to understand; full of problems; not certain to be successful The situation is more problematic than we first thought. opposite unproblematic
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