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adversity 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/adˈvərsitē/,
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adversities, plural;
  1. Difficulties; misfortune
    • - resilience in the face of adversity
    • - she overcame many adversities

  1. a state of misfortune or affliction; "debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship"
  2. a stroke of ill fortune; a calamitous event; "a period marked by adversities"
  3. The state of adverse conditions; state of misfortune or calamity; An event that is adverse; calamity
  4. A condition of misfortune, poverty or difficulty.
  5. Difficulty, Retribution, Revenge, Sacrifice, Self-denial, Self-destruction, Self-sacrifice, Survival, Vengeance.
  6. Problems, Mason's help Brother Masons in adversity.
  7. (n) misfortune, an unfavorable turn of events
  8. a state of ill-fortune or destitution
  9. misfortune, hardship, danger
  10. Trouble, affliction.