Example sentences for: adversity

How can you use “adversity” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The party described in the Slate piece was intended to signify Medavoy's triumph over adversity: new wife, new job, and so on.

  • In the Times piece, Medavoy touchingly describes the kindness and generosity he discovered during his adversity period: "Even the courier who used to bring films to me at home said he'd be happy to bring them to me for nothing."

  • The Hong Kong Standard said Thursday that "if Mr. Clinton's was a bravura performance in the face of so much adversity, it was also because he had facts and figures to back his claim that the United States was not only strong but also brimming with confidence.

  • Out of adversity came good fortune, and the settlers soon built two new ships and sailed from Bermuda to complete their original goal of reaching Jamestown.

  • Everybody loves a success story, and triumph over adversity is always uplifting.


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