Trübsal

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German trüebesal, from Old High German truobisal, attested since the 11th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Trübsal f (genitive Trübsal, plural Trübsale)

  1. (formal) A struck-down, sad, worried emotional state.
    Mein bester Freund steht mir auch in Zeiten der Trübsal bei.
    My best friend stands by me, even in times of sadness