What does Tribulation mean?

Definitions for Tribulationˌtrɪb yəˈleɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Tribulation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trial, tribulation, visitation(noun)

    an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event

    "his mother-in-law's visits were a great trial for him"; "life is full of tribulations"; "a visitation of the plague"


  1. tribulation(Noun)

    Any adversity; a trying period or event.

  2. Tribulation(ProperNoun)

    A relatively short period of time before the second coming where believers will experience worldwide persecution and be purified and strengthened by it.

  3. Origin: tribulation, from tribulacion, from tribulatio, from tribulare, from tribulum, from terere; see trite.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tribulation(noun)

    that which occasions distress, trouble, or vexation; severe affliction

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tribulation

    trib-ū-lā′shun, n. severe affliction: distress. [L.,—tribulāre, -ātum, to afflict—tribulum, a sledge for rubbing out corn—terĕre, to rub.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tribulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tribulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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