HyperDic: trying

English > 2 senses of the word trying:
ADJECTIVEalltryinghard to endure
alltrying, nerve-racking, nerve-wracking, stressfulextremely irritating to the nerves
trying > pronunciation
Soundstray'ihng; tray'ng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > trying: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHard to endure.
Example"fell upon trying times"
Broaderdifficult, hardnot easy
Spanishmolesto, serio
English > trying: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningExtremely irritating to the nerves.
Example "a trying day at the office"
Synonymsnerve-racking, nerve-wracking, stressful
Broaderdisagreeablenot to your liking
Spanishestresante, irritante
Catalanestressant, irritant

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