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  1. adversity, hardship, hard knocksnoun

    a state of misfortune or affliction

    "debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship"

    Synonyms:
    rigor, rigourousness, severeness, adversity, hardship, severity, grimness, asperity, rigorousness, rigour

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How to use hard knocks in a sentence?

  1. Captain Edmund Blackadder, Blackadder Goes Forth:

    I, on the other hand, have a degree from the University of Life, a diploma from the School of Hard Knocks, and three gold stars from the Kindergarten of Getting the Shit Kicked Out of Me.

  2. Menander:

    The school of hard knocks is an accelerated curriculum.

  3. Carolyn Kenmore:

    If you can learn from hard knocks, you can also learn from soft touches.

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