adversity, hardship, hard knocks(noun)
a state of misfortune or affliction
"debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship"
asperity, grimness, hardship, rigor, rigour, severity, severeness, rigorousness, rigourousness(noun)
something hard to endure
"the asperity of northern winters"
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"
(countable or uncountable) Difficulty or trouble; hard times.
He has survived periods of financial hardship before.
Origin: From herdschipe, hardischipe, equivalent to .
that which is hard to hear, as toil, privation, injury, injustice, etc
The numerical value of hardship in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of hardship in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Your Hardship is a test of friends and friendship
We know have you been under an extraordinary hardship for too long.
They have given us permission to harvest our fields this year because of our hardship.
The movie company thinks it’s a hardship – to spend $10,000 for what used to be free.
Hardship is a legitimate test of character, resilience a legitimate sign of strength and patience a legitimate mark of faith.
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Translations for hardship
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- dificultatsCatalan, Valencian
- Beschwernis, Härte, Entbehrung, Not, Elend, MühsalGerman
- sufrimientos, apuroSpanish
- vastoinkäyminen, vaikeus, vaivaFinnish
- difficultés, misèreFrench
- èiginnScottish Gaelic
- privaco, sufroIdo
- difficoltà, avversitàItalian
- 苦しみ, 難儀, 苦難Japanese
- motgang, lidelseNorwegian
- dificuldade, apuroPortuguese
- adversitate, dificultate, greutateRomanian
- ఇడుము, కష్టం, ఇబ్బందిTelugu
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