Another Word For Problem

A situation or issue that presents difficulties or challenges. The term 'problem' originates from the Greek word 'problemos' meaning 'thing thrown forward' or 'something to be solved.' Read on for synonym and other words for Problem.

Problem in a sentence
She had a problem with her computer that needed fixing immediately.

"Problem" 13 synonyms and related terms with examples

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The manager addressed the issue with the team promptly.


He encountered some difficulty in completing the project on time.


The lack of funding was a major obstacle to their research.


Training for a marathon can be a significant challenge.


She faced a dilemma about whether to accept the new job offer or stay with her current employer.


There was a complication with the travel arrangements.


He found himself in a predicament when both of his job interviews were scheduled for the same time.


They ran into trouble when the car broke down on the highway.


The conflict between the two departments needed a quick resolution.


Securing the initial funding was the first major hurdle for the startup.


The project faced a major setback due to unforeseen technical issues.


She was in a quandary over whether to move to a new city for the job opportunity.


They hit a snag when they discovered the error in the calculations.

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TIL Judith Love Cohen, who helped create the Abort-Guidance System which rescued the Apollo 13 astronauts, went to work on the day she was in labor. She took a printout of a problem she was working on to the hospital. She called her boss and said she finished the problem and gave birth to Jack Black posted on todayilearned
TIL that a woman who successfully underwent a lung transplant went into anaphylactic shock after eating peanut butter. Prior to her transplant she never had problems eating peanuts. She learned the 12 yr.old who had donated the lungs had had a peanut allergy, and had died from an anaphylactic shock. posted on todayilearned
TIL GM recalled 800k cars in 2014 for faulty ignitions. The cars would shut off while being driven which meant drivers lost power steering/brakes, and the airbags wouldn't deploy. They knew about the problem since 2005 but never fixed it because it would be 'too expensive'. 124 people died. posted on todayilearned
U.S. President Donald Trump boasted before the world and British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday that heโ€™d predicted the Brexit decision at his Turnberry golf resort in Scotland the day before the historic vote. One problem: Trump arrived at Turnberry the day after the vote. posted on worldnews
This looks like plastic, feels like plastic, but it isn't. This biodegradable bioplastic (Sonali Bag) is made from a plant named jute. And invented by a Bangladeshi scientist Mubarak Ahmed Khan. This invention can solve the Global Plastic Pollution problem. posted on nextfuckinglevel
TIL the great smog of London in 1952 was so bad that pedestrians couldn't even see their feet. Some of the 4,000 who died in the 5 days it lasted didn't suffer lung problems โ€“ they fell into the Thames and drowned because they could not see the river posted on todayilearned
Top Iranian Presidential Adviser Says Tehran's 'Sole Problem is Trump,' Not Average American People: "We have zero problems with the American people. We even achieved deals with previous US administrations. Our sole problem is Trump," Ashena said posted on worldnews
TIL an FBI whistleblower reported multiple problems in forensic cases. After years of the FBI seeking to ruin him, his claims were investigated and a report showed that forensic hair analysis was flawed or inaccurate over 90% of the time. posted on todayilearned
TIL that the first anti-hacking law was passed after President Reagan saw the movie War Games and asked his staff if this could happen. A week later the response was โ€œMr. President, the problem is much worse than you think.โ€ posted on todayilearned
I work at a call center. I usually like to draw my rude callers but sometimes I draw the nice ones. Hereโ€™s Thomas from today, who understood that I was just a messenger; and not the root of his problem: posted on funny

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Semordnilap is a word or phrase that forms a different word or phrase when spelled backward. Unlike palindromes, semordnilaps create entirely new meanings. For example, "stressed" spelled backward is "desserts."

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