Hardship vs Problem - What's the difference?

hardship | problem |

As nouns the difference between hardship and problem

is that hardship is (countable or uncountable) difficulty or trouble; hard times while problem is problem.

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(en noun)
  • (countable or uncountable) Difficulty or trouble; hard times.
  • He has survived periods of financial hardship before.


    Alternative forms

    * probleme (obsolete)


  • A difficulty that has to be resolved or dealt with.
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  • *:“[…] it is not fair of you to bring against mankind double weapons ! Dangerous enough you are as woman alone, without bringing to your aid those gifts of mind suited to problems which men have been accustomed to arrogate to themselves.”
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2014-03-07, author= Nicole Vulser
  • , volume=190, issue=13, page=30, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Perfume manufacturers must cope with the scarcity of precious supplies , passage=The perfume industry is facing a major problem : maintaining constant levels of quality is crucial, but it is increasingly difficult to obtain a regular supply of all the necessary natural ingredients.}}
  • A question to be answered, schoolwork exercise.
  • A puzzling circumstance.
  • Antonyms

    * solution

    Derived terms

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  • Difficult to train or guide; unruly.
  • See also

    * trouble


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