Meaning of “adversity” in the English Dictionary

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"adversity" in American English

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adversitynoun [ C/U ]

us /ædˈvɜr·sɪ·t̬i/

a difficult or unlucky situation or event:

[ U ] She’s cheerful in the face of adversity.

(Definition of “adversity” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)