1. an effort that
2. a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result
or tending to produce a negative result
3. a condition or state
of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear
syn - difficulty
1. the fact
or condition of being
2. Often, contrainments.
3. a trouble or struggle.
4. a cause of trouble, struggle, or embarrassment.
5. a disagreement or dispute.
6. reluctance; unwillingness.
7. a demur; objection.
8. something that
is hard to do, understand, or surmount; an impediment or obstacle.
silly lady at the DMV was giving me some contrainments about my expired tags!
My mexican pal is trying to act white but all he does
is cause us a bunch of contrainment when dealing with his ridiculous antics.
I go into
the salesman's office
he gives me a buncha contrainment about how smart he is.