Adversity synonyms and antonyms

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Something that is difficult, as a hard problem or an obstacle or objection
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A cause of pain, suffering, or distress:
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The definition of hardship is adversity, or something difficult or unpleasant that you must endure or overcome.
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A distressful or dangerous situation.
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(Dial.) A pain (in some part of the body)
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The arrival of something in a sudden or unexpected manner; chance; accident.
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Desirable or beneficial fortune.
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An unanticipated or sudden check in progress; a change from better to worse.
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An occurrence causing widespread destruction and distress; a catastrophe.
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Plural form of reverse
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The outward expression of such suffering; mourning; lamentation
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The tragic element of such a literary work, or of a real event
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An instance of such testing, especially as part of a series of tests or experiments:
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The object of regard; person or thing favoured.
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Something that provides help, support, or relief, such as money or supplies:
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An encouraging or being encouraged
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The condition of being prosperous.
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The state, quality, or condition of being unlucky or unfortunate; misfortune.
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Something that happens to someone by chance, a chance occurrence.
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The practical experiences of life, including hardships and disappointments:
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Bad luck; ill fortune; trouble; adversity
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(Football) A type of play in which a ball carrier running toward a sideline gives the ball to a teammate going the opposite way
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A blow or motion that buffets.
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The concluding action of a drama, especially a classical tragedy, following the climax and containing a resolution of the plot.
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The definition of help is aid that you request, or is someone who provides assistance.
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The characteristic of being hapless.
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The quality of being unfortunate; bad luck; mischance.
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(Countable) Something untoward.
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The definition of a calamity is an event that brings loss or a disaster.
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Find another word for adversity. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for adversity, like: difficulty, affliction, hardship, trouble, misery, fortune, good-luck, setback, disaster, reverses and sorrow.