ordeal : Definition, Usages, News and More

Search Words

ordeal

awr deel

  • n  a severe or trying experience
  • n  a primitive method of determining a person's guilt or innocence by subjecting the accused person to dangerous or painful tests believed to be under divine control; escape was usually taken as a sign of innocence

  • PTI made many efforts to contact him through intermediaries but they were unsuccessful; Denny largely avoids the media and rarely speaks about his ordeal.
  • For almost a quarter of century, as life unfolded in the quiet Lower Austrian town of Amstetten, Elisabeth Fritzl was enduring an unimaginable ordeal behind the plain gray .
News & Articles

Hot News: The Heading Text Size Should Match With the Size Of The Image