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ADVERS'ITY, noun An event, or series of events, which oppose success or desire; misfortune; calamity; affliction; distress; state of unhappiness.

In the day of adversity consider. Ecclesiastes 7:14.

Ye have rejected God, who saved you out of all you adversities. 1 Samuel 10:19.