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hardship

Syllabification: hard·ship
Pronunciation: /ˈhärdˌSHip
 
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Definition of hardship in English:

noun

Severe suffering or privation: intolerable levels of hardship the shared hardships of wartime
More example sentences
  • For a man who has suffered genuine hardship, our reaction over the past week must seem almost obscene.
  • In Scotland and beyond football is suffering financial hardship at the moment.
  • Both men are currently off sick with stress and also suffering financial hardship.
Synonyms
misfortune, distress, suffering, affliction, trouble, pain, misery, wretchedness, tribulation, adversity, trials, trials and tribulations, dire straits
literary travails

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