Adversity in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Adversity

(uncountable) The state of adverse conditions; state of misfortune or calamity. | (countable) An event that is adverse; calamity.

Short Example Sentence for Adversity

  • 1. Sickness and adversity are soon forgotten. 🔊
  • 2. In sorrow and adversity and care. 🔊
  • 3. Two more years of adversity went by. 🔊
  • 4. Men have drawn from adversity the elements of greatness. 🔊
  • 5. A man in adversity addresses himself to my generosity. 🔊
  • 6. No other adversity is so sharp as destitution of merit. 🔊
  • 7. How thoughtful a little adversity makes one. 🔊
  • 8. Peril and adversity bring the capable man to the front. 🔊
  • 9. In prosperity we are strangers, in adversity friends. 🔊
  • 10. In an ocean of soup Where the pills of adversity bubble. 🔊
  • 11. Truly adversity is the crucible in which the quality of friendship is tried. 🔊
  • 12. A drenching shower of adversity would straighten his fibres out again. 🔊
  • 13. For fifty years he has stood square to adversity with a smile on his face. 🔊
  • 14. In adversity I long for prosperity, in prosperity I fear adversity. 🔊

How to use Adversity in Sentence?

  • 1. The actual adversity as it overwhelmed him was too appalling for any foresight. 🔊
  • 2. They have only to remain cheery in adversity and patient in the face of taunts. 🔊
  • 3. It is only through adversity and hardship that one learns to appreciate fully such an interlude. 🔊
  • 4. It had withheld gratitude in my prosperity; it had robbed my adversity of resignation. 🔊
  • 5. And thus amid the frowns of adversity ended the mercantile career of the subject of this memoir. 🔊
  • 6. I was eager to see a woman who could bear adversity in the manner which my friend had described. 🔊
  • 7. He learns to welcome misfortune, learns that adversity is the prosperity of the great. 🔊
  • 8. Sometimes the fire of adversity warms a cold heart, and then the story is not all sorrowful. 🔊
  • 9. The saddest story is that of some ice-bound souls, whom the very fires of adversity cannot reach. 🔊
  • 10. The precept of all adversity is of course that the ebb tide of fortune is our flood toward God. 🔊
  • 11. Generous, hardy, and in adversity a man of virtue; in prosperity a sot and a slave to woman. 🔊
  • 12. The darkest hour of his adversity in that grim winter at Stadacona found him still undismayed. 🔊
  • 13. It is an oft-proved adage that for ten who can stand adversity there is but one who can stand prosperity. 🔊
  • 14. But the only effect adversity had produced upon him, was a determination to be more rapacious when he recovered his power. 🔊
  • 15. They are delightful when prosperity happily smiles; when adversity threatens they are inseparable comforters. 🔊
  • 16. Previously, he had remained strong and stubborn in the face of overwhelming adversity when chances were slim. 🔊
  • 17. It is adversity that brings to the surface our better natures and fires our ambitions to the nobler and grander things of life. 🔊
  • 18. He may be said to participate in the adversity or prosperity of his firm, but without incurring any of the liabilities of partnership. 🔊
  • 19. Born for conflict and endurance, he seemed to have manfully accepted the sweet uses of adversity and grown the richer for his loss. 🔊
  • 20. To adopt his own language, poverty and adversity were his nurses, and want and misery were his familiar friends. 🔊
  • 21. A little inquiry now, however, reveals discontent and a hand to hand struggle with adversity and against odds. 🔊
  • 22. They who have tasted that the Lord is good, return in their adversity with double eagerness to taste his goodness. 🔊
  • 23. The cause of your distress, perhaps, is trifling; but, light gales of adversity will make women weep. 🔊
  • 24. Through adversity and hard treatment, the Irish people who first came to this country were largely in a servant condition. 🔊
  • 25. If adversity meet thee, thou shalt find him there before thee; and as though he would help thee, he will trip up thy heel. 🔊
  • 26. Howbeit if He permit any adversity to befall thee, it will be for thy good, although thou canst not understand it. 🔊