hardship definition

  • noun:
    • Extreme privation; suffering.
    • a factor in privation or suffering. See Synonyms at trouble.
    • Difficulty or trouble; hard times.
    • what is difficult to keep, as toil, privation, damage, injustice, etc.
    • serious labor or wish; suffering or exorbitant toil, actual or psychological; adversity; disorder; also, anything that exacts actual or emotional endurance.
    • complex therapy; injury; oppression; injustice.
    • Synonyms test, burden, grievance, difficulty.
    • circumstances of misfortune or ailment
    • something which triggers or requires putting up with
    • some thing challenging endure

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