Day-55 (Tribulation)

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Word:
Tribulation

Status:
Noun

Meaning:
Unhappiness, pain or suffering, or a situation that makes a person suffer.

Sentences:
1) Her daughter's illness has been a source a great tribulation.
2) The play is about the tribulations of a family of immigrants in New York.

Origin:
Middle English tribulacion, from Anglo-French, from Lation tribulation, tribulatio which means 'to press' or 'oppress'.

First use:
13th century

Synonyms:
affliction, agony, anguish, hurt, misery, torment, pain rack

Antonyms:
calm, comfort, happiness, peace

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