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Definition of Struggle

Struggle

  1. To strive, or to make efforts, with a twisting, or with contortions of the body.
  2. To use great efforts; to labor hard; to strive; to contend forcibly; as, to struggle to save one's life; to struggle with the waves; to struggle with adversity.
  3. To labor in pain or anguish; to be in agony; to labor in any kind of difficulty or distress.
  4. A violent effort or efforts with contortions of the body; agony; distress.
  5. Great labor; forcible effort to obtain an object, or to avert an evil.
  6. Contest; contention; strife.

Struggle Quotations

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. - Frederick Douglass
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Frederick Douglass

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle. - Napoleon Hill
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
Napoleon Hill

All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
Pope Paul VI

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of those depths.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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Struggle Translations

struggle in Afrikaans is veg, geveg
struggle in Dutch is worstelen, spartelen, zich aftobben
struggle in Finnish is painia, rimpuilla
struggle in French is luttons, lutter, luttent, luttez, combat
struggle in Italian is combattimento
struggle in Latin is nixor, contendo
struggle in Spanish is combate, batalla, forcejeo
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