- distressed, in difficulty, poor, miserable, painful: kicchā vatâyaṃ idha vutti yaṃ jano passati kibbisakārī (miserable is the life of one who does wrong) Snp.676 = parihīnattha, in poverty Pv-a.220 (kicco = kiccho)
- difficult to obtain, hard troublesome Dhp.182 (kiccho manussapaṭilābho, Dhp-a.235 = dullabho).
(nt.) distress, misery, pain, suffering: kicchaṃ āpanno loko DN.ii.30; SN.ii.5; ˚ṃ vā so nigacchati “he gets into difficulties (i.e. becomes poor)” Ja.v.330 (= dukkhaṃ nigacchati); Vism.314; Dhp-a.i.80
■ Oblique cases used adverbially: instr kicchena with difficulty Ja.i.147, Ja.i.191 (paṭijaggita), Ja.v.331 (id.) abl. kicchā id. Ja.v.330
■ akiccha (˚-) without difficulty, easily, in phrase akiccha-lābhin taking or sharing willingly (+ kasira-lābhin) MN.i.33, MN.i.354 = SN.ii.278 = AN.ii.23, AN.ii.36; AN.iii.31, AN.iii.114.
- -patta fallen into misery Pv.iii.5#4 (= Pv-a.199 dukkhappatta)
- -vuttin living in misery, poor Pv.ii.9#14 (= dukkhajīvita).