tsoris
noun see tsuris

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tsoris — [tsôr′is, tsoor′is] n. 〚Yiddish, pl. of tsore, calamity < Heb tsarāh〛 trouble, distress, woe, misery, etc.: also sp. tsores or tsouris * * * …   Universalium

  • tsoris — [tsôr′is, tsoor′is] n. [Yiddish, pl. of tsore, calamity < Heb tsarāh] trouble, distress, woe, misery, etc.: also sp. tsores or tsouris …   English World dictionary

  • tsoris — noun (Yiddish) trouble and suffering • Topics: ↑Yiddish • Hypernyms: ↑distress, ↑hurt, ↑suffering …   Useful english dictionary

  • чорандать — журчать , олонецк. (Кулик.), чорандало, чурандало ливень , петрозав. (Кулик.). Из карельск. tšorissa журчать, струиться ; см. Калима 241; Вихман, FUF 11, 283 …   Этимологический словарь русского языка Макса Фасмера

  • tsuris — also tsouris or tsoris noun Etymology: Yiddish tsures, tsores, plural of tsure, tsore trouble, distress, from Hebrew ṣārāh Date: 1901 trouble, distress …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • affliction — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. suffering, pain, distress, trouble, misfortune, tribulation, trial, hardship, adversity, misery, wretchedness, calamity, catastrophe, disaster, ailment, infirmity, sickness, disease, disorder, grief, woe, sorrow, care,… …   English dictionary for students

  • tsuris — [tso͞o′ris, tsoor′is] n. [Yiddish] var. of TSORIS …   English World dictionary

  • suffering — I noun 1. a state of acute pain (Freq. 11) • Syn: ↑agony, ↑excruciation • Derivationally related forms: ↑excruciate (for: ↑excruciation), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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