Definition of 'problematic'
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Yet the Met seems particularly problematic. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This can be particularly problematic where derogatory comments are made about the employer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Carrying fat on your hips is far less problematic. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The sheer size of the scheme may prove problematic. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The way in which the judges have been selected is also problematic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But it can be problematic when patients remain conscious or require relief from chronic pain. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are particularly problematic when they make up a large proportion of a meal. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But its esoteric structure may make finding a global leader all the more problematic. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The length of runs is also problematic. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But he admitted the food side remained problematic. The Sun (2008)It is particularly problematic for new recruits. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The alternative of retaining the pound is also problematic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Hearing the differences between vowel sounds can also be particularly problematic. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The question of who should be given charge of preserving broad values and on what political conditions is of course highly problematic. Politics, Planning and the State (1990)It is part of building a relationship, not problematic. The Sun (2013)Other trends are no less problematic for the Exchequer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The uneasy relationship becomes especially problematic when users die of overdoses, having supplemented methadone with other street drugs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is interesting to see that a row with his mother ranks lower on his scale than less problematic situations with people at the office. POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)The artist focuses on his problematic relationship with popular culture, and asks how far the self is formed by the mass media. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Housing in Britain remains a highly problematic area and it is necessary to look more closely at certain aspects of it to understand this. Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)Pulling out of Africa may be problematic, though. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But having said all that, I find his advice highly problematic. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'problematic'
British English: problematic ADJECTIVE
Something that is problematic involves problems and difficulties.
Some places are more problematic than others for women travelling alone.
Definition of problematic from the Collins English Dictionary
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