(अग्नि परीक्षा / कठिन परीक्षा)
A very unpleasant and painful or difficult experience
Syn- Trouble, Suffering, Test
E.g-1. I’m sorry to put you through this ordeal.
2. The love of my family and friends sustained me through my ordeal.
3. The hikers were finally rescued after a three-day ordeal in the wilderness.
4. She hopes her ordeal will raise awareness and force the government to change its practices.