Synonyms of ordeal in English:

ordeal


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noun

1‘both women were understandably shaken by their ordeal’

SYNONYMS
painful experience, unpleasant experience, trial, tribulation, test, nightmare, trauma, baptism of fire, hell, hell on earth, misery, trouble, difficulty, torture, torment, agony