Definition of Struggle


  • strenuous effort
    "the struggle to get through the crowd exhausted her"
  • an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
    "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine
    "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
  • an energetic attempt to achieve something
    "getting through the crowd was a real struggle"
    "he fought a battle for recognition"


  • be engaged in a fight
    carry on a fight
    "the tribesmen fought each other"
    "Siblings are always fighting"
    "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"
  • climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
  • to exert strenuous effort against opposition
    "he struggled to get free from the rope"
  • make a strenuous or labored effort
    "She struggled for years to survive without welfare"
    "He fought for breath"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Struggle

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  • Word Chums® score of the struggle (14)
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Unscramble struggle

178 unscramble word found using the letters struggle.

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