Student Thesaurus

One entry found for adversity.
Entry Word: adversity
Function: noun
Text: 1 bad luck or an example of this <many people came face-to-face with life-altering adversity when the stock market crashed> -- see MISFORTUNE
2 something that is a cause for suffering or special effort especially in the attainment of a goal <some overcame all the adversities of the Great Depression and rebuilt their fortunes> -- see DIFFICULTY 1