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problematical adj
1 open to doubt or debate; "If you ever get married, which seems to be extremely problematic" [syn: debatable, problematic]
2 making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve; "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home" [syn: baffling, knotty, problematic]

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  1. doubtful or disputed
  2. dubious or ambiguous

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