NOTE: refers to a goal state, does -not- imply a zero-sum outcome (Sense 3)
The book describes their arduous struggle for freedom from slavery.
It was a struggle to make oneself heard above all the noise.
Her struggles to become a ballerina did not succeed.
The struggle to overcome AIDS and malaria will be a long one.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3
NOTE: refers to instance of a physical fight or tussle
The gun must have gone off during their struggle.
The children's quarrel over the toy ended in a struggle on the floor.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
NOTE: implies winners and losers in the outcome (different from Sense 1)
A power struggle was going on among the highest-ranking political appointees.
How many people did he step on in his struggle up the corporate ladder?
The history of evolution is a struggle for survival of the fittest.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1