The definition of problematic is something that creates or presents a difficulty, or that seems to be untrue, unlikely or incorrect.(adjective)
When you are stranded on a dark street late at night and you have no money to call a cab or take a bus home and no phone to reach anyone, this is an example of a problematic situation.
See problematic in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr problématique < L problematicus < Gr problematikos < problēma (see problem) + -al
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