or tsour·is, tzur·is
[ tsoor-is, tsur- ]
/ ˈtsʊər ɪs, ˈtsɜr- /
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Origin of tsuris
1970–75; <Yiddish tsures, tsores, plural of tsure, tsore<Hebrew ṣarā, plural ṣarōth troubles
Words nearby tsuris
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Does old-fashioned aggravation—emotional wear and tear, agita, tsuris, call it what you will—really take years off your life?Can Being With Your Family on Thanksgiving Actually Kill You?|Kent Sepkowitz|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST