tsoris


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Noun1.tsoris - (Yiddish) trouble and sufferingtsoris - (Yiddish) trouble and suffering  
Yiddish - a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script
distress, hurt, suffering - psychological suffering; "the death of his wife caused him great distress"
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Tsoris -- Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel
For Updike, Bech represents the Jewish-American literary scene, with its talents and its tsoris (trouble) wrapped into a single neurotic ball" (93).
The Hebrew word for "trouble" or "misfortune" is tsarah, but in both Judeo-Piedmontese and Yiddish the plural form is generally used as a collective noun, sarod and tsoris respectively.