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trial

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of trial

  1. made or done as an experiment a trial medical procedure that should be considered only after all other options have been exhausted Synonyms of trial developmental, pilot, experimentalWords Related to trial exploratory, investigative, probative; preliminary, preparatory, provisional, temporary, tentative; conjectural, hypothetical, speculative, theoretical (also theoretic); untested, untried; unproved, unprovenNear Antonyms of trial accepted, established, standard; tested, tried; advanced, developed; proved, proven; conclusive, decisive, definitive, final, permanent


trial

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of trial

  1. 1 a test of faith, patience, or strength living with her insufferable relatives was a real trial Synonyms of trial cross, crucible, fire, gauntlet (also gantlet), ordeal Words Related to trial baptism, initiation; adversity, affliction, asperity, misadventure, mischance, misfortune, mishap, privation, tragedy, tribulation, trouble, vicissitude, woe; acid test, litmus test; challenge, complication, difficulty, grief, grievance, hardship, rigor; annoyance, discomfort, inconvenience, nuisance Phrases baptism of fire

  2. 2 a private performance or session in preparation for a public appearance ran another trial of the aerial performance before opening night Synonyms of trial dry run, practice (also practise), rehearsalWords Related to trial dress rehearsal; preview; run-through, walk-through; drill, exercise

  3. 3 a procedure or operation carried out to resolve an uncertainty trials by medical researchers haven't determined whether the medication is safe or not Synonyms of trial essay, experimentation, test, experimentWords Related to trial trial and error; dry run, shakedown; exercise, practice (also practise), rehearsal, tryout, workout; crucible, ordeal; attempt, effort, try

  4. 4 an effort to do or accomplish something will rest and make another trial at climbing the mountain Synonyms of trial assay [archaic], bash [chiefly British], bid, crack, endeavor, essay, fling, go, offer, pass, shot, stab, attempt, try, whack, whirlWords Related to trial striving, struggle, throes, undertaking; trial and error

  5. 5 something that is a source of irritation trying to have a coherent phone conversation with his senile father was always a trial Synonyms of trial aggravation, aggro [British], bother, botheration, bugbear, exasperation, frustration, hair shirt, hassle, headache, inconvenience, irk, irritant, nuisance, peeve, pest, rub, ruffle, thorn, annoyance, vexationWords Related to trial discomfort, fleabite, pinprick; affront, insult, offense (or offence); upset, worry; affliction, albatross, burden, cross, curse, menace, millstone, plague, sore; anxiety, plight, predicament, tribulation, trouble; hang-up, pet peeve, problem; annoyer, disturber, harasser, mischief, offender; pandora's boxNear Antonyms of trial delight, joy, pleasure



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