adj.bumpy; rough; rugged; uneven
adj.fmlmetabad luck; full of frustrations; unlucky
He has had a lousy deal out of life.
The scientist had a disturbed family background.
He is unsuccessful in his career as a government official.
- Note"坎坷" is different from "崎岖". "崎岖" mostly describes the uneven, narrow and winding mountain roads; "坎坷" in addition to describe the uneven roads, but also refers to the difficult and tortuous roads of life.