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

 trib·u·la·tion /ˌtrɪbjəˈleʃən/
 苦難,困苦,考驗

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trib·u·la·tion n.  That which occasions distress, trouble, or vexation; severe affliction.
    When tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the word, by and by he is offended.   --Matt. xiii. 21.
    In the world ye shall have tribulation.   --John. xvi. 33.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 tribulation
      n : an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event; "his
          mother-in-law's visits were a great trial for him"; "life
          is full of tribulations"; "a visitation of the plague"
          [syn: trial, visitation]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Tribulation
    trouble or affiction of any kind (Deut. 4:30; Matt. 13:21; 2
    Cor. 7:4). In Rom. 2:9 "tribulation and anguish" are the penal
    sufferings that shall overtake the wicked. In Matt. 24:21, 29,
    the word denotes the calamities that were to attend the
    destruction of Jerusalem.