adversity
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adversity(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (hardship)
a. la adversidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Bruce has come to feel gratitude for the adversity of his youth, because it pushed him to strive for more.Bruce ha llegado a sentir gratitud por la adversidad de su juventud, ya que lo empujó a luchar en busca de más.
b. la desgracia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Jessica said that suffering through adversity made her victory all the sweeter.Jessica dijo que sufrir por desgracia hizo aun más dulce la victoria.
c. el infortunio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Knowing that he had overcome adversity in the past gave him the confidence to succeed.El saber que había superado el infortunio en el pasado le dio confianza para alcanzar el éxito.
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adversity
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la adversidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
in adversityen la adversidad
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adversity [ədˈvɜːsɪtɪ]
noun
infortunio (m); desgracia (f)
in times of adversity en tiempos difíciles; he knew adversity in his youth de joven conoció la miseria; companion in adversity compañero (m) de desgracias
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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adversity is the parent of virtue
la adversidad es el padre de la virtud
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