English translation of समस्या
समस्याPowered by COBUILD /samasya/
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nf/samasya, samasyA, samasyaa, samasyā, smasya, smasyA, smasyaa, smasyā, samsya, samsyA, samsyaa, samsyā, smsya, smsyA, smsyaa, smsyā/
1. baggage uncountable noun
You can use baggage to refer to someone's problems.
⇒ He's carrying a lot of old emotional baggage.
2. burden countable noun
Something that is a burden causes you a lot of worry or hard work.
⇒ I don't want to be a burden to you.
3. difficulty variable noun
A difficulty is a problem. If you are in difficulty or in difficulties, you are having a lot of problems.
⇒ We heard that the company was in difficulty. ⇒ ...economic difficulties.
4. ill plural noun
Difficulties or problems can be referred to as ills. [formal]
⇒ One woman blamed the ills of society on bad housing.
5. issue countable noun
An issue is an important subject that people are arguing about or discussing.
⇒ ...the issue of human rights. ⇒ Is it right for the Church to express a view on political issues?
6. liability countable noun
If you say that someone or something is a liability, you mean that they cause a lot of problems or embarrassment.
⇒ If he becomes a liability, he will be of no use to us at all.
7. matter singular noun
You use matter in expressions such as 'What's the matter?' or 'Is anything the matter?' when you think that someone has a problem and you want to know what it is.
8. nuisance countable noun
If you say that someone or something is a nuisance, you mean that they annoy you or cause you problems. If you say that someone makes a nuisance of themselves, you mean that they are a nuisance.
⇒ He could be a bit of a nuisance.
9. problem countable noun
A problem is an unsatisfactory situation that causes difficulties for people.
⇒ He left home at the age of 16 because of family problems. ⇒ The main problem is that I have very little money.
10. question countable noun
A question is a problem or point which needs to be discussed.
⇒ The whole question of aid is a difficult one.
11. trouble uncountable noun
If you have back trouble, for example, there is something wrong with your back.
12. trouble variable noun
You can refer to problems or difficulties as trouble.
⇒ I had trouble parking. ⇒ ...financial troubles.
13. weight singular noun
If you feel a weight on you, you have a worrying problem or responsibility.
⇒ A great weight lifted from me. ⇒ I feel great weight of responsibility in my job.
14. worry countable noun
A worry is a problem that you keep thinking about and that makes you unhappy.
⇒ My main worry was that she would still be there.
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Translation of समस्या from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary