verb (used without object), strug·gled, strug·gling.
verb (used with object), strug·gled, strug·gling.
Origin of struggle
SYNONYMS FOR struggle
OTHER WORDS FROM strugglestrug·gler, nounstrug·gling·ly, adverbpre·strug·gle, noun, verb (used without object), pre·strug·gled, pre·strug·gling.un·strug·gling, adjective
Words nearby struggle
Example sentences from the Web for struggling
There are instances in which private rehoming works out fine and is the best solution for the struggling family and the children.
Some longtime local acquaintances are struggling to square the man they know with the ugly associations.No. 3 Republican Admits Talking to White Supremacist Conference|Tim Mak|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Parker tells of a new Texas struggling to deal with inequality.
Parker tells of a new Texas struggling to deal with diversity.
When everyone is struggling, how much is to be offered to the more destitute, and how much is to be accepted?
"I thought the transom was open," said a low voice, which still seemed to be struggling with suppressed laughter.Blindfolded|Earle Ashley Walcott
Just as the daylight was struggling into the room, the doctor came in silently, and dropped with a little sigh into an easy-chair.The Squire's Daughter|Silas K(itto) Hocking
Holding the struggling dog firmly with both hands, the Hermit extracted the quills with his teeth.Followers of the Trail|Zoe Meyer
"They are struggling at the gate—I must leave you," he said hurriedly.Nell, of Shorne Mills|Charles Garvice
It is already several days that I am struggling with my work and am making no progress.