Ordeal synonyms

ôr-dēl'

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An instance of such testing, especially as part of a series of tests or experiments:
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The condition of being in need of immediate assistance:
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Suffering is being or remaining in pain or misery.
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Something that is difficult, as a hard problem or an obstacle or objection
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A very difficult and trying experience, that acts as a refining or hardening process.
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Deep trouble or misery
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An experience that tests one's endurance, patience, or faith.
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The knowledge or skill so derived.
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(--- Informal) Criticism or rude talk:
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(Archaic) Good luck; good fortune; prosperity.
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The definition of a nightmare is a bad dream, or an experience that is like a bad dream.
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(Cricket) (sometimes test) a Test match
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A play, film, television program, or other narrative work that portrays or depicts calamitous events and has an unhappy but meaningful ending.
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A distressing or difficult circumstance or situation:
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A state of pain or anguish that tests one's resiliency and character
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An official visit for the purpose of inspection or examination, as of a bishop to a diocese.
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(Law): Archaic practice by which a person accused of a crime could prove his innocence by his survival of physically painful tests.
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Any of several holidays, usually four or eight in number, in Wicca and related Neopagan religious traditions.
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A source of enjoyment or delight:
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Find another word for ordeal. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ordeal, like: trial, distress, suffering, difficulty, crucible, calamity, tribulation, experience, grief, happiness and nightmare.