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Definition of the noun adversity
What does adversity mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: adversities
- a state of misfortune or affliction
- example: debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of adversity: hard knocks / hardship
- more generic terms: bad luck / ill luck / misfortune / tough luck = an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes
- more specific terms:
- ill-being = lack of prosperity or happiness or health
- catastrophe / disaster = a state of extreme (usually irremediable) ruin and misfortune
- extremity = an extreme condition or state
- distress = a state of adversity
- affliction = a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
- victimization = adversity resulting from being made a victim
- low-water mark / nadir = an extreme state of adversity
- a stroke of ill fortune; a calamitous event
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adversity
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by Emanuel Strauss
117–adversity is a good discipline Fr: Sp: ht: Pol: Cz: 117 celui qui ne parle, Dieu ne l'ouït pas Sp: qui ne veut parler,
A Dictionary of Thoughts (1891)
Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the Best Authors, Both Ancient and Modern
Adversity is the trial of principle. — Without it a man hardly...
Adversity is the arrow in the bow of God's providence, which pierces the heart of prosperity, and drinks up the blood of wealth.
Treasury Of Spiritual Wisdom A Collection Of 10,000 Powerful Quotations For Transforming Your Life (2003)
by Andy Zubko
Trine Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it a...
Lady Blessington Adversity is the midwife of genius.... — Napoleon...
Diamond Power (2003)
Gems of Wisdom from America's Greatest Marketer by Barry J. Farber
Adversity is the diamond dust heaven polishes its jewels with. —Robert Leighton, Scottish...
by Thomas G. Tripp
Adversity is a hungry visitor that consumes your time, your health, your wealth and your happiness. Adversityis anevil visitor with plansto ruin your life, your home, yourmarriage, your family, your relationship with God and all that is cherished by ...
by Russ Hoover
THE SIGNATURE Given that emotional irritation only occurs to two classes of events; real or potential adversity, a good workable therapeutic definition of adversity is the presence of emotional irritation itself. Moreover, remembering adversity ...
Live De Life (2003)
Caribbean Island Style by Joan F. Harrington
Adversity is an everyday occurrence for most Kittitians, and they deal with it according to the dictates of circumstances. The calm and collected exteri— ors so evident when attending church services are also visible on the over— crowded ...
The Eye (1808)
the groans of the afflicted, and visit the habitations of the poor: There you have seen, thai adversity is the school of wisdom — ye have learned to knov yoursjlves ; and whilst ye have poured the wine and the oil into the wounds of the afflicted, ...
by Donna Couchenour, J. Kent Chrisman
Rebecca Jane Bulotsky-Shearer Johayra Bouza Krystal Bichay Resilience in adversity refers to the phenomenon that many...
Early adversity includes experiencing risk factors such as child abuse or neglect, homelessness, poverty, or even ...
by Rick E. Ingram, PhD
Adversity. There is substantial research evidence that negative experiences in early life have lasting impact on psychological disorders such as depression throughout the life course (Cicchetti & Carlson, 1989). Early formulations in ...
From American and Foreign Authors, Including Translations from Ancient Sources by Anna Lydia Ward
ADVERSITY. Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man ...
Consisting of Elegant Extracts on Every Subject
ADVERSITY – MISFORTUNE. So do the winds and thunder cleanse the air, So working bees settle and purge the wine; So lopp'd and pruned trees do flourish fair; So doth the fire the drossy gold refine. SPENSER's Fairy Queen.
A Dictionary of Poetical Quotations, Consisting of Elegant Extracts on Every Subject, Compiled from Various Authors, and Arranged Under Appropriate Heads, by John T. Watson M.D (1879)
by John T. Watson
ADVERSITY — MISFORTUNE. So do the winds and thunder cleanse the air, So working bees settle and purge the wine: So lopp'd and pruned trees do flourish fair; So doth the fire the drossy gold refine. SPENSER's Fairy Queen ...
Dictionary of Proverbs (2012)
ADVERSITY Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning. —Bible A wounded deer—leaps highest. —Emily Dickinson Suffering is the sole origin of consciousness. —Fedor Dostoevski Every calamity is a spur ...
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This plant has overcome great adversity. If only you knew. It's a miracle it's still alive (and now thriving)
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- Through adversity to the stars
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- Good humour in the face of adversity
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- Withstanding Adversity
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- Strength through Adversity
Attacked but the theme continues.
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- Adversity Meaning
Video shows what adversity means. The state of adverse conditions, state of misfortune or calamity.. An event that is adverse, calamity.. adversity synonyms: ...
- The meaning of adversity ver.hbp
- Definition of positivity in the midst of adversity
- Meaning in Adversity
There is a Chinese saying or proverb that goes like this " huan nan jian chern ching" In other words you will see the authenticity of your love in times of adversity.
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Expect to Meet Adversity in your Life / American Sign Language
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Scrabble value of A1D2V4E1R1S1I1T1Y4
The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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