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Word of the Day – Tribulation

By November 12, 2023Word of the Day

Tribulation (noun)


grievous trouble; severe trial or suffering.

1175–1225; Middle English Latin trībulātiōn- (stem of trībulātiō) distress, trouble, equivalent to trībulāt(us) (past participle of trībulāre to press, squeeze, derivative of trībulum threshing sledge.

Example sentences

“A year fraught with tribulation!”

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