Definitions for adversityædˈvɜr sɪ ti
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adversity, hardship, hard knocks(noun)
a state of misfortune or affliction
"debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship"
a stroke of ill fortune; a calamitous event
"a period marked by adversities"
The state of adverse conditions; state of misfortune or calamity.
An event that is adverse; calamity.
Origin: From adversité, from adversitatem, the accusative singular of adversitas, from adversus, the perfect passive participle of adverto.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A bottomless lake, surrounded by near-sighted friends.
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- несполука, бедаBulgarian
- adversitatCatalan, Valencian
- Ungemach, WidrigkeitGerman
- adversité, malheurFrench
- ana-cothromScottish Gaelic
- tegenspoed, tegenval, ramp, tegenslagDutch
- бедствие, несчастье, беда, неприятностьRussian
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