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Synonyms for problematic
ˌprɒb ləˈmæt ɪkprob·lem·at·ic

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  1. debatable, problematic, problematicaladjective

    open to doubt or debate

    "If you ever get married, which seems to be extremely problematic"

    Synonyms:
    baffling, arguable, knotty, debatable, moot, tough, disputable, elusive, problematical

    Antonyms:
    unquestionable, easy

  2. baffling, elusive, knotty, problematic, problematical, toughadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    subtle, gnarled, involved, knotty, problematical, debatable, ruffianly, bad, rugged, toughened, snarly, baffling, gnarly, hard, tangled, sturdy, knobbed, tough, knotted, elusive, tortuous, convoluted, snarled

    Antonyms:
    easy, unquestionable

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How to use problematic in a sentence?

  1. Arielle Baskin-Sommers:

    Just on the general human level, people want to feel wanted and want to feel connected and want to feel complimented, and some of these men are very good at doing those things. Ted Bundy was very charming and very engaging. And so Carole Ann Boone could imagine for any human being, once Carole Ann Boone're kind of sucked in and charmed and engaged, Carole Ann Boone do anything to kind of discount the examples of behavior that might be more problematic.

  2. Alan Tanjusay:

    Our assumption is almost 90 percent of local factories are problematic, with violations in workplace arrangement, safe working conditions, wages and social benefits.

  3. Mark Meadows:

    Mark Meadows has said absolutely no - he's had no role in it, he's condemned the process and this is indicative of what we are trying to change - an 11th hour deal, no matter how strategic it may be, is problematic when members have not had input.

  4. Don Sodora:

    The hemorrhagic fever viruses have a number of issues that make them particularly problematic with regard to transmission. They have this initial period when people are infected but don't show symptoms, and that's a problem, so the best strategy is to identify infected people, get there rapidly with trained health care workers and get quarantine established quickly.

  5. Gennadiy Goldberg:

    What it means is that inflation could be more problematic down the road, but we haven't seen it yet. It's something to think about long term.


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