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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hard·ship /ˈhɑrdˌʃɪp/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hard·ship n. That which is hard to bear, as toil, privation, injury, injustice, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a state of misfortune or affliction; "debt-ridden farmers
           struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship" [syn: adversity,
            hard knocks]
      2: something hard to endure; "the asperity of northern winters"
         [syn: asperity, grimness, rigor, rigour, severity,
      3: something that causes or entails suffering; "I cannot think
         it a hardship that more indulgence is allowed to men than
         to women"- James Boswell; "the many hardships of frontier