What does hardship mean?

Definitions for hardship
ˈhɑrd ʃɪphard·ship

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adversity, hardship, hard knocksnoun

    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, rigourousnessnoun

    something hard to endure

    "the asperity of northern winters"

  3. hardshipnoun

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. hardshipnoun

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

    He has survived periods of financial hardship before.

    Etymology: From herdschipe, hardischipe, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hardshipnoun

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hardship in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hardship in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of hardship in a Sentence

  1. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    This is a brutal organization dedicated to creating misery and hardship, its activities of beheadings and executions and crucifixions all take us back to the dark ages.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    What makes or determines a strong/courageous man or woman is his/her ability to face, withstand and live through pressure/tough time/hardship/challenges. So, you've got to toughen yourself in order to tough it out.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    Since the beginning of the pandemic, members of our shared cross-border community have felt the pain and economic hardship of the land border closures. That pain is about to end.

  4. Zhang Hai:

    The propaganda machine is on full force to promote the government's success -- the( hardship) is all over and we can now sing and dance in celebration of peace, but the so-called victory was achieved by sacrificing the people.

  5. Jeff Miller:

    We are sensitive to the financial hardship families incur and challenges presented due to the cost of school breakfast and lunches, our staff, in coordination with Family Support Specialists, will continue to work with families to ensure they have access to all available resources to assist with purchasing school meals.

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