Synonyms of adversity in English:


See definition of adversity


1‘they remain steadfast in the face of adversity’


misfortune, ill luck, bad luck, trouble, difficulty, hardship, distress, disaster, misadventure, suffering, affliction, sorrow, misery, heartbreak, heartache, wretchedness, tribulation, woe, pain, trauma, torment, torture

mishap, stroke of ill luck, stroke of bad luck, accident, shock, upset, reverse, reversal, reversal of fortune, setback, crisis, catastrophe, tragedy, calamity, trial, cross, burden, blow, buffet, vicissitude, issue

hard times, dire straits, trials and tribulations

informal hell, hell on earth, hassle, stress

literary dolour, travails


good times