tribulation

  • 21tribulation — noun 1) the tribulations of her personal life Syn: trouble, difficulty, problem, worry, anxiety, burden, cross to bear, ordeal, trial, adversity, hardship, tragedy, sorrow, trauma, affliction; setback, blow; inform …

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  • 22tribulation — Toute maniere de Tribulation, AErumna, Afflictio …

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  • 23tribulation — [13] Latin trībulum denoted an agricultural implement consisting of a wooden board with sharp stones or metal teeth underneath, used for threshing grain (it was derived from the base *trī , a variant of *ter ‘rub’, which also produced English… …

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  • 24tribulation — n. 1 great affliction or oppression. 2 a cause of this (was a real tribulation to me). Etymology: ME f. OF f. eccl.L tribulatio onis f. L tribulare press, oppress, f. tribulum sledge for threshing, f. terere trit rub …

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  • 25TRIBULATION — s. f. Affliction, adversité. Il a passé par bien des tribulations, par toutes sortes de tribulations, par les tribulations. De longues tribulations.   Il s emploie particulièrement, en parlant Des adversités considérées dans des vues religieuses …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 26TRIBULATION — n. f. Affliction, tourment moral, épreuve. Il a passé par bien des tribulations, par toutes sortes de tribulations. Il s’emploie particulièrement en parlant des Adversités considérées comme des épreuves voulues par Dieu. Dieu exerce, éprouve ses… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 27Tribulation — noun A relatively short period of time before the second coming where believers will experience worldwide persecution and be purified and strengthened by it …

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  • 28Tribulation — Tri|bu|la|ti|on, die; , en [(spät)lat. tribulatio, zu: tribulare, ↑tribulieren] (veraltet): Drangsal, Quälerei …

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  • 29tribulation — Synonyms and related words: adverse circumstances, adversity, affliction, aggravation, annoyance, blight, bummer, calvary, care, cross, crucible, curse, difficulties, difficulty, downer, fiery ordeal, hard knocks, hard life, hard lot, hardcase,… …

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  • 30Tribulation — Genvordighed, ærgrelse …

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  • 31tribulation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sorrow, woe; care, trouble, ordeal. See pain. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. affliction, distress, trial, ordeal; see affliction , grief 1 . See Synonym Study at affliction . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n …

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  • 32tribulation — trib|u|la|tion [ˌtrıbjuˈleıʃən] n [U and C] formal [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: tribulacion, from Late Latin tribulatio, from Latin tribulare to press down, cause to suffer ] serious trouble or a serious problem ▪ Even close friends… …

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  • 33Tribulation — Tri|bu|la|ti|on die; , en <aus gleichbed. spätlat. tribulatio zu tribulare, vgl. ↑tribulieren> (veraltet) Drangsal, Quälerei …

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  • 34tribulation — trib|u|la|tion [ ,trıbjə leıʃn ] noun count or uncount a problem or difficulty …

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  • 35tribulation — [[t]trɪ̱bjʊle͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] tribulations N VAR You can refer to the suffering or difficulty that you experience in a particular situation as tribulations. [FORMAL] ...the trials and tribulations of everyday life …

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  • 36tribulation — trib·u·la·tion || ‚trɪbjÉ™ leɪʃn / bjÊŠ l n. trial, suffering …

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  • 37tribulation — [ˌtrɪbjʊ leɪʃ(ə)n] noun a cause of great trouble or suffering. ↘great trouble or suffering. Origin ME: via OFr. from eccles. L. tribulatio(n ), from L. tribulare press, oppress , based on terere rub …

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  • 38tribulation — n. Distress, suffering, trouble, affliction, grief, sorrow, trial, misery, woe, wretchedness, unhappiness, pain, vexation of spirit, adversity …

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  • 39tribulation — noun (C, U) formal serious trouble or a serious problem: the tribulations of his personal life see also: trials and tribulations trial 1 (5) …

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  • 40tribulation — n hardship, affliction, trouble, distress, heartache, pain, suffering, Archaic. bale, misery, wretchedness, agony, torture, torment; trial, ordeal, hard or bad or difficult time; adversity, misfortune, stroke of ill or bad luck or fortune, bitter …

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