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Tuesday word: Adversity

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Adversity (noun)
ad·ver·si·ty [ad-vur-si-tee]


noun plural ad·ver·si·ties for 2.
1. adverse fortune or fate; a condition marked by misfortune, calamity, or distress: A friend will show his or her true colors in times of adversity.
2. an adverse or unfortunate event or circumstance: You will meet many adversities in life.

WORDS RELATED TO ADVERSITY
disaster, crunch, misfortune, hardship, sorrow, suffering, mishap, difficulty, calamity, misery, trouble, catastrophe, hard times, reverse, clutch, contretemps, poison, trial, drag, jam

SYNONYMS FOR ADVERSITY
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1. catastrophe, disaster; trouble, misery.

SYNONYM STUDY FOR ADVERSITY
2. See affliction

ANTONYMS FOR ADVERSITY
1. prosperity.

Origin: 1200–50; Middle English adversite (< Anglo-French ) < Latin adversitas. See adverse, -ity

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR ADVERSITY
They are stories of persecution and triumph, adversity and strength.
QUORUM: GLOBAL LGBT VOICES||DECEMBER 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST

No matter what adversity or fear we may confront, we are always inherently free to choose how to be.
HOW ONE LAWSUIT SHOWS WHAT’S WRONG WITH AMERICA|JAMES POULOS|OCTOBER 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

She has inspired us all with her courage in the face of adversity and her strength for never giving up.
GABBY GIFFORDS AND THE PROBLEM WITH ‘INSPIRATION PORN’|ELIZABETH HEIDEMAN|SEPTEMBER 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST

How she triumphed over the adversity in her life is what makes her such a powerful role model for generations of women.
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: FEMINIST ICON|ELEANOR CLIFT|SEPTEMBER 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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