Hardship



[hahrd-ship] /ˈhɑrd ʃɪp/

noun
1.
a condition that is difficult to endure; suffering; deprivation; oppression:
a life of hardship.
2.
an instance or cause of this; something to bear, as a deprivation, lack of comfort, or constant toil or danger:
They faced bravely the many hardships of frontier life.
/ˈhɑːdʃɪp/
noun
1.
conditions of life difficult to endure
2.
something that causes suffering or privation
n.

c.1200, “quality of being hard,” from hard + -ship. Meaning “disadvantage, suffering, privation” is c.1400.

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