Difficult situations!

adversity
(n)
ǝd-VER-si-tee
Meaning

misfortune; hardship

1st Sample Sentence

A certain amount of adversity in life stimulates us to greater achievements, but too much adversity wears us down and eventually crushes us.

Root

ad (to)#vertere (to turn) (Latin)

Mnemonics

After UNIversity when you are jobless, you are in ADversity (misfortune, great hardship). Adverse-bad; now add ary it becomes opponent; add city it becomes. difficult time. so, ary and city

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