hardship: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (härd'ship), [key]
- a condition that is difficult to endure; suffering; deprivation; oppression: a life of hardship.
- an instance or cause of this; something hard to bear, as a deprivation, lack of comfort, or constant toil or danger: They faced bravely the many hardships of frontier life.
- hardship (Thesaurus)