adversity

[ ad-vur-si-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF adversity

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADVERSITY

Yet, measured according to the stern standards of adversity, Mary was fortunate.

It will blunt the keen edge of sorrow, and smooth the asperities of adversity.

That part of your friend which it is your privilege to contemplate in your adversity.

To fight it out, shoulder to shoulder with my brethren in adversity.

But the great Wampanoag chief was not a man to yield to adversity.

We all know how hard it is to keep up under the shock of adversity.

Adversity mak's a man wise, they say, if it doesna mak' him rich.

The pestilent coxcomb has his uses, and his uses, like adversity's, are sweet.

A vine bruised by adversity is in no condition to withstand phylloxera.

For even this much of consideration men in adversity are grateful.'

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ADVERSITY

rainy day

nounpossible time of need
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