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The synonyms of “Tribulations” are: trial, visitation
Tribulations as a Noun
Definitions of "Tribulations" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “tribulations” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- An annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event.
Synonyms of "Tribulations" as a noun (2 Words)
|trial||(law) the determination of a person’s innocence or guilt by due process of law.|
His mother in law s visits were a great trial for him.
|visitation||The appearance of a divine or supernatural being.|
Boring visitations took up most of the afternoon.
Usage Examples of "Tribulations" as a noun
- Life is full of tribulations.
Associations of "Tribulations" (30 Words)
|affliction||A cause of great suffering and distress.|
A crippling affliction of the nervous system.
|agony||Extreme physical or mental suffering.|
He crashed to the ground in agony.
|anguish||Cause emotional anguish or make miserable.|
I spent the next two weeks anguishing about whether I d made the right decision.
|bibliophile||Someone who loves (and usually collects) books.|
|condolence||An expression of sympathy with another’s grief.|
They sent their condolences.
|despair||Lose or be without hope.|
In the depths of despair.
|desperately||Used to emphasize the extreme degree of something.|
He looked around desperately.
|despondency||Feeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless.|
An air of despondency.
|dirge||A song or piece of music that is considered too slow, miserable, or boring.|
After his ten minute dirge the audience booed.
|disappoint||Fail to meet the hopes or expectations of.|
The governing coalition had bitterly disappointed the hopes of its voters.
|disappointment||A person or thing that causes disappointment.|
To her disappointment there was no chance to talk privately with Luke.
|distress||Bring into difficulties or distress especially financial hardship.|
They said the baby was in distress.
|distressed||Afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief.|
I was distressed at the news of his death.
|endure||Persist for a specified period of time.|
The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks.
|gloom||Partial or total darkness.|
A black yew gloom d the stagnant air.
|grief||Intense sorrow, especially caused by someone’s death.|
She was overcome with grief.
|grieve||Feel intense sorrow.|
She grieved for her father.
|heartache||Emotional anguish or grief, typically caused by the loss or absence of someone loved.|
A good friend understands your heartaches as well as your joys.
|heaviness||A mentally oppressive feeling, especially of sadness or grief.|
The heaviness of a hop aroma.
The industry is in a lamentable state.
|lamentation||The passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief.|
Scenes of lamentation.
|melancholy||A humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy.|
At the centre of his music lies a profound melancholy and nostalgia.
|mourn||Observe the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one.|
Isobel mourned her husband.
|rue||European strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy.|
Ferguson will rue the day he turned down that offer.
|sadness||The state of being sad.|
It is one of life s sadnesses.
|sorrow||An event or circumstance that causes sorrow.|
A bereaved person needs time to work through their sorrow.
His disregard for the sufferings of his fellow countrymen.
|torment||Torment emotionally or mentally.|
The journey must have been a torment for them.
|tragedy||The dramatic genre represented by tragedies.|
A tragedy that killed 95 people.
|woe||Great sorrow or distress (often used hyperbolically.|
To add to his woes customers have been spending less.