adversity: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ad-vûr'si-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties
- adverse fortune or fate; a condition marked by misfortune, calamity, or distress: A friend will show his or her true colors in times of adversity.
- an adverse or unfortunate event or circumstance: You will meet many adversities in life.
- adversity (Thesaurus)