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Adversity - noun | ad-VER-suh-tee | ad·​ver·​si·​ty | ad-ˈvər-sə-tē

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Word of the Day - Adversity

Word of the Day - Adversity

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What It Means

Adversity is a state or instance of serious or continued difficulty or misfortune.

Plural: adversities

Synonyms: ill, knock, misadventure, mischance, misfortune, mishap, tragedy.

Antonyms: fortune, luck, serendi...

  •  He showed courage in the face of adversity.
  •  We had to learn to deal with adversity.
  • The movie is about a group of determined mountain climbers who triumph in the face of adversity.

Adversity comes from Middle English adversite, meaning "opposition, hostility, misfortune, or hardship," which itself is from Latin adversus, the source of adverse, which means "bad or unfavorable", as in "adverse criticism" or "an adverse reac...

BEN SHERWOOD, NEWSWEEK

After two years of research, I discovered that everyone has a crisis personality survivor IQ—that they marshal in a moment of adversity: a mindset and ways of thinking about a situation.

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