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Challenge vs. Adversity — What's the Difference?

Challenge vs. Adversity — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Challenge and Adversity

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Challenge

A call to someone to participate in a competitive situation or fight to decide who is superior in terms of ability or strength
He accepted the challenge
Mar 22, 2023

Adversity

A difficult or unpleasant situation
She overcame many adversities
Resilience in the face of adversity
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A call to prove or justify something
A challenge to the legality of the banning order
Mar 22, 2023

Adversity

A state of hardship or affliction; misfortune.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

Exposure of the immune system to pathogenic organisms or antigens
Recently vaccinated calves should be protected from challenge
Mar 22, 2023
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Adversity

A calamitous event.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

Dispute the truth or validity of
It is possible to challenge the report's assumptions
Mar 22, 2023

Adversity

(uncountable) The state of adverse conditions; state of misfortune or calamity.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

Invite (someone) to engage in a contest
He challenged one of my men to a duel
Organizations challenged the government in by-elections
Mar 22, 2023

Adversity

(countable) An event that is adverse; calamity.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

Expose (the immune system) to pathogenic organisms or antigens.
Mar 22, 2023

Adversity

Opposition; contrariety.
Adversity is not without comforts and hopes.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A call to engage in a contest, fight, or competition
A challenge to a duel.
Mar 22, 2023

Adversity

A state of misfortune or affliction;
Debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity
A life of hardship
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

An act or statement of defiance; a call to confrontation
A challenge to the government's authority.
Mar 22, 2023

Adversity

A stroke of ill fortune; a calamitous event;
A period marked by adversities
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A demand for explanation or justification; a calling into question
A challenge to a theory.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A sentry's call to an unknown party for proper identification.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A test of one's abilities or resources in a demanding but stimulating undertaking
A career that offers a challenge.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A claim that a vote is invalid or that a voter is unqualified.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A formal objection to the inclusion of a prospective juror in a jury.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A legal case testing the validity of an action taken, particularly by the government.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

(Immunology) The induction or evaluation of an immune response in an organism by administration of a specific antigen to which it has been sensitized.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To call to engage in a contest, fight, or competition
Challenged me to a game of chess.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To invite with defiance; dare
Challenged him to contradict her.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To confront or struggle with (something) as a test of one's abilities
Rafters challenging the rapids.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To take exception to; call into question; dispute
A book that challenges established beliefs.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To order to halt and be identified, as by a sentry.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To take formal objection to (a prospective juror).
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To bring a legal case testing the validity of an action, particularly by the government.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To question the qualifications of (a voter) or the validity of (a vote).
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To have due claim to; call for
Events that challenge our attention.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To summon to action, effort, or use; stimulate
A problem that challenges the imagination.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

(Immunology) To induce or evaluate an immune response in (an organism) by administering a specific antigen to which it has been sensitized.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To make or give voice to a challenge.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To begin barking upon picking up the scent. Used of hunting dogs.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A confrontation; a dare.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

An antagonization or instigation intended to convince a person to perform an action they otherwise would not.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A bid to overcome something.
A challenge to the king's authority
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

(sports) An attempt to take possession; a tackle.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A summons to fight a duel; also, the letter or message conveying the summons.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

The act of a sentry in halting a person and demanding the countersign, or (by extension) the action of a computer system demanding a password, etc.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

An attempt to have a work of literature restricted or removed from a public library or school curriculum.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A difficult task, especially one that the person making the attempt finds more enjoyable because of that difficulty.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

(legal) A procedure or action.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A judge's interest in the result of a case, constituting grounds for them to not be allowed to sit the case (e.g., a conflict of interest).
Consanguinity in direct line is a challenge for a judge when he or she is sitting cases.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

The act of appealing a ruling or decision of a court of administrative agency.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

The act of seeking to remove a judge, arbitrator, or other judicial or semi-judicial figure for reasons of alleged bias or incapacity.
We're still waiting to hear how the court rules on our challenge of the arbitrator based on conflict of interest.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

(US) An act of seeking to have a certain person be declared not legally qualified to vote, made when the person offers their ballot.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

(hunting) The opening and crying of hounds upon first finding the scent of their game.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

(transitive) To invite (someone) to take part in a competition.
We challenged the boys next door to a game of football.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

(transitive) To dare (someone).
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

(transitive) To dispute (something).
To challenge the accuracy of a statement or of a quotation
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To call something into question or dispute.
New information challenged old hypotheses.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To make a formal objection to a juror.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

(transitive) To be difficult or challenging for.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To claim as due; to demand as a right.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To censure; to blame.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To question or demand the countersign from (one who attempts to pass the lines).
The sentinel challenged us with "Who goes there?"
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To object to the reception of the vote of, e.g. on the ground that the person is not qualified as a voter.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To take (a final exam) in order to get credit for a course without taking it.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

An invitation to engage in a contest or controversy of any kind; a defiance; specifically, a summons to fight a duel; also, the letter or message conveying the summons.
A challenge to controversy.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

The act of a sentry in halting any one who appears at his post, and demanding the countersign.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A claim or demand.
There must be no challenge of superiority.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

The opening and crying of hounds at first finding the scent of their game.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

An exception to a juror or to a member of a court martial, coupled with a demand that he should be held incompetent to act; the claim of a party that a certain person or persons shall not sit in trial upon him or his cause.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

An exception to a person as not legally qualified to vote. The challenge must be made when the ballot is offered.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To call to a contest of any kind; to call to answer; to defy.
I challenge any man to make any pretense to power by right of fatherhood.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To call, invite, or summon to answer for an offense by personal combat.
By this I challenge him to single fight.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To claim as due; to demand as a right.
Challenge better terms.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To censure; to blame.
He complained of the emperors . . . and challenged them for that he had no greater revenues . . . from them.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To question or demand the countersign from (one who attempts to pass the lines); as, the sentinel challenged us, with "Who comes there?"
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To take exception to; question; as, to challenge the accuracy of a statement or of a quotation.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To object to or take exception to, as to a juror, or member of a court.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To object to the reception of the vote of, as on the ground that the person in not qualified as a voter.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

To assert a right; to claim a place.
Where nature doth with merit challenge.
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A demanding or stimulating situation;
They reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A call to engage in a contest or fight
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

Questioning a statement and demanding an explanation;
His challenge of the assumption that Japan is still our enemy
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A formal objection to the selection of a particular person as a juror
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

A demand by a sentry for a password or identification
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

Take exception to;
She challenged his claims
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

Issue a challenge to;
Fischer challenged Spassky to a match
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

Ask for identification;
The illegal immigrant was challenged by the border guard
Mar 22, 2023

Challenge

Raise a formal objection in a court of law
Mar 22, 2023

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