What does the word trying mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Testing severely; hard to endure.

Usage examples for trying

  1. If she only would stop trying to live like somebody else!" – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  2. What is it you are trying to do? – Greene Ferne Farm by Richard Jefferies
  3. Yes, sir; that's what I'm a- trying to do, sir. – The Black Bar by George Manville Fenn