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strug·gle

 (strŭg′əl)
v. strug·gled, strug·gling, strug·gles
v.intr.
1. To exert muscular energy, as against a material force or mass: struggled with the heavy load.
2.
a. To be strenuously engaged with a problem, task, or undertaking: struggled for years before breaking through as an actor.
b. To have difficulty or make a strenuous effort doing something: struggled to be polite.
c. To move or progress with difficulty: struggled up the steep slope.
3. To contend or compete: "Right and wrong ... will ever continue to struggle" (Abraham Lincoln).
v.tr.
To move or place (something) with an effort: struggled the heavy desk into the elevator.
n.
1. The act of struggling: the rat's struggle to escape the snake's coils.
2. A strenuous effort in the face of difficulty: the struggle for civil rights.
3. Strife, contention, or combat: armed struggle.
4. Something that is difficult to do or achieve: Getting him to agree will be a struggle.

[Middle English struglen.]

strug′gler n.
strug′gling·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.struggling - engaged in a struggle to overcome especially poverty or obscurity; "a financially struggling theater"; "struggling artists"
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"
Translations

struggling

[ˈstrʌglɪŋ] ADJ [artist, writer, actor] → que lucha por abrirse camino; [business, team] → en apuros

struggling

adj artist, musician, actoram Hungertuch nagend attr

struggling

[ˈstrʌglɪŋ] adj (artist, actor) → che lotta per affermarsi
References in classic literature ?
And Jerry, far-journeyer across life and across the history of all life that goes to make the world, strugglingly mastering the abysmal slime of the prehistoric with the love that had come into existence and had become warp and woof of him in far later time, his wrath of ancientness still faintly reverberating in his throat like the rumblings of a passing thunder-storm, knew, in the wide warm ways of feeling, the augustness and righteousness of Skipper.