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adversities

noun
plural of adversity

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1 bad luck or an example of this
  • many people came face-to-face with life-altering adversity when the stock market crashed

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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

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“Adversities.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/adversities. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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