Definitions for hardshipˈhɑrd ʃɪp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adversity, hardship, hard knocks(noun)

    a state of misfortune or affliction

    "debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship"

  2. asperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, rigour, severity, severeness, rigorousness, rigourousness(noun)

    something hard to endure

    "the asperity of northern winters"

  3. hardship(noun)

    something that causes or entails suffering

    "I cannot think it a hardship that more indulgence is allowed to men than to women"- James Boswell; "the many hardships of frontier life"


  1. hardship(Noun)

    (countable or uncountable) Difficulty or trouble; hard times.

    He has survived periods of financial hardship before.

  2. Origin: From herdschipe, hardischipe, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hardship(noun)

    that which is hard to hear, as toil, privation, injury, injustice, etc

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Omani Shed:

    Your Hardship is a test of friends and friendship

  2. Edward Camarena:

    We know have you been under an extraordinary hardship for too long.

  3. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Hardship is a legitimate test of character, resilience a legitimate sign of strength and patience a legitimate mark of faith.

  4. Maria Garcia:

    , it's been a tough fight to put up a home in the midst of hardship, but we never gave in nor let ourselves be swept away by sadness.

  5. Son Chhay:

    Corruption runs too deeply, parliament has a duty to monitor the work of the government and when it's smelly and rotten like this, Cambodia faces hardship.

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