Synonyms of adversity in English:

adversity

noun

  • 1 the studio made sure the public saw only the manufactured glamour and none of the real adversity of her private life
    misfortune, ill luck, bad luck, trouble, difficulty, hardship, distress, disaster, suffering, affliction, sorrow, misery, tribulation, woe, pain, trauma; mishap, misadventure, accident, upset, reverse, setback, crisis, catastrophe, tragedy, calamity, trial, cross, burden, blow; hard times, trials and tribulations
    informal ill wind
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