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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The continuous changes and problems that affect a situation or someone's life.

Usage examples (39)
  • Nothing contributes to the entertainment of the reader more, than the change of times and the vicissitudes of fortune.
  • Noun : They remained friends through the vicissitudes of 40 years
  • Mrs. Bell comments that the term vicissitudes does not occur in the text (and, I daresay, courtship and marriage do not occur as chapter headings, either).
  • In the centre is a family and its vicissitudes from the end of the for more
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