Adversity

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Adversity Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a stroke of ill fortune; a calamitous event; "a period marked by adversities"
  • a state of misfortune or affliction; "debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a state of misfortune or affliction; "debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship" ,
  • a stroke of ill fortune; a calamitous event; "a period marked by adversities"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Adversity'


  • Adversity quotient: An adversity quotient (AQ) is a score that measures the ability of a person to deal with adversities in his or her life. Hence, it is commonly known as
  • The Adversity Paradox: The Adversity Paradox is a business book written by J. Barry Griswell and Bob Jennings. Released in April 2009, the book was published by St. Martin’s
  • In Case of Adversity: In Case of Adversity (French: En cas de malheur) is a 1958 French drama film directed by Claude Autant-Lara, starring Jean Gabin, Brigitte Bardot and

'Adversity' example sentence in quotations


* Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them. - Publilius Syrus

* Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. - Francis Bacon

* In times of prosperity friends will be plenty, in times of adversity not one in twenty. - English Proverb


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