Meaning of tribulation

trib•u•la•tion

Pronunciation: (trib"yu-lā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. grievous trouble; severe trial or suffering.
  2. an instance of this; an affliction, trouble, etc.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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