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adversity
used in Outliers

3 uses
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Definition
an unfortunate state or event
  • He didn't triumph over adversity.
    Chapter 5 (31% in)
  • Instead, what started out as adversity ended up being an opportunity.
    Chapter 5 (31% in)
  • He was an elegant man who dressed in a homburg and Brooks Brothers * The best analysis of how adversity turned into opportunity for Jewish lawyers has been done by the legal scholar Eli Wald.
    Chapter 5 (33% in)

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