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adversity

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  • nounbad luck, situation
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Synonyms for adversity

noun bad luck, situation
  • calamity
  • catastrophe
  • crunch
  • difficulty
  • disaster
  • hard times
  • hardship
  • misery
  • misfortune
  • mishap
  • sorrow
  • suffering
  • trouble
  • affliction
  • bummer
  • clutch
  • contretemps
  • distress
  • downer
  • drag
  • hurting
  • jam
  • jinx
  • poison
  • reverse
  • trial
  • bad break
  • can of worms
  • evil eye
  • hard knocks
  • ill fortune
  • kiss of death
  • on the skids
  • pain in the neck
  • the worst
  • tough luck

Antonyms for adversity

  • advantage
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • boon
  • contentment
  • ease
  • favor
  • good fortune
  • good luck
  • happiness
  • joy
  • miracle
  • peace
  • pleasure
  • profit
  • success
  • wonder
  • comfort
  • health
  • aid
  • encouragement
  • fortune
  • help
  • prosperity
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to adversity

affliction

noun. hurt condition; something that causes hurt

bad luck

noun. rotten break

calamities

noun. disaster; tragedy

calamity

noun. disaster; tragedy

catastrophe

noun. calamity; unhappy conclusion

damage

noun. injury, loss
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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