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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HARDSHIPS

You were once my comfort, Clarissa; you made all my hardships tolerable:—But now!

My hardships, I felt, were by reason of my disobedience to God's will.

If we go on we shall have hardships, and perhaps, some pretty severe ones.

He has never known any hardships or been forced into any self-denial.

But his wife was dying from the hardships she had suffered, due to stark poverty.

The hardships and the misery the poor folks had, God alone knows.

It began to seem to Jimmy that he was in for a chapter of accidents and hardships.

It was a land of hardships and strife and it left its mark on them all.

The others had succumbed to the hardships of the service and been discharged.

Were there no hardships, this would be no pilgrimage worthy of the name.