|1.||a. any thing, matter, person, etc, that is difficult to deal with, solve, or overcome|
|b. (as modifier): a problem child|
|2.||a puzzle, question, etc, set for solution|
|3.||maths a statement requiring a solution usually by means of one or more operations or geometric constructions|
|4.||(modifier) designating a literary work that deals with difficult moral questions: a problem play|
|[C14: from Late Latin problēma, from Greek: something put forward; related to proballein to throw forwards, from |
see no problem.