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adversity

ad·ver·si·ty

adversity

 
 
pronunciation:
d vr sih ti
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: adversities
definition 1: a condition of misfortune or difficulty.
synonyms:
hardship, misery, misfortune, trouble
antonyms:
ease, prosperity
similar words:
affliction, cross, suffering, trial, tribulation, woe
definition 2: an adverse event or circumstance.
synonyms:
accident, affliction, blow, misadventure, mischance, misfortune, mishap, setback
similar words:
calamity, catastrophe, comedown, cross, disaster, evil, hardship, tragedy, trial
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