Associations to the word «Struggle»

Pictures for the word «Struggle»


STRUGGLE, noun. Strife, contention, great effort.
STRUGGLE, verb. To strive, to labour in difficulty, to fight (for or against), to contend.
STRUGGLE, verb. To strive, or to make efforts, with a twisting, or with contortions of the body.
STRUGGLE SESSION, noun. A form of public humiliation used by China in the Maoist period to shape public opinion and to humiliate or persecute political rivals.
STRUGGLE SESSIONS, noun. Plural of struggle session

Dictionary definition

STRUGGLE, noun. An energetic attempt to achieve something; "getting through the crowd was a real struggle"; "he fought a battle for recognition".
STRUGGLE, noun. An open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs".
STRUGGLE, noun. Strenuous effort; "the struggle to get through the crowd exhausted her".
STRUGGLE, verb. Make a strenuous or labored effort; "She struggled for years to survive without welfare"; "He fought for breath".
STRUGGLE, verb. To exert strenuous effort against opposition; "he struggled to get free from the rope".
STRUGGLE, verb. Climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling.
STRUGGLE, verb. Be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country".

Wise words

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