A very unpleasant and painful or difficult experience.
Jim:Did you knew in 2005 three journalist of Romania who departed in Irak were abducted by terorists?They had a horrible ordeal.

Billy:Didn't knew.
by Toa Pohatu February 07, 2017
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When too many people are involved in a decision which involves all persons engaging in an activity, and it becomes too difficult to decide where to go, or how to execute the plan.
We were all supposed to go out, but noone could agree on which restaurant, who would ride with who, there was so much ordealism that some of us lost interest in even going.
by Bellairegirl October 10, 2011
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Slang for vagina, often used in conjunction with situation. The useage developed so that one could discuss sex without alerting others.
The whore's ordeal was loose.
by Mel April 13, 2004
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adj: (also ordelic) describes a situation where one would experience a stressful, traumatic or otherwise uncomfortable event ot series of events
Jason's visit to the department of motor vehicles was ordealic because he waited on line for about four hours and visited many clerks only to be told that the vehicle he had purchased was stolen.
by dkarez4u March 17, 2010
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An Imposing Caucasian with characteristics peculiarly similar to that of George Costanza. A spin-off from "The Situation" that nobody conscious would claim.
"That guys is a real ass-baby. From now on, we refer to him as "The Ordeal"".
by Thrill Style October 05, 2010
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Usually barbies use it to say something is cute (YOUR OUT FiT, SHOES,ACESSORIES.
Bashing Barbie : Aye fish yo outfit is ordeal
Ken Barbie : i kno sus Ordeal,Ordeal
by DATBARBiE August 03, 2007
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When you encounter a situation with an unnecessarily large number of options to choose from, and all you really wanted is something that just works... what kind of bread, what kind of cheese, condiments, meat.... sigh! (Where I come from, bread=white sliced bread)...

Bonus points when used with cloud computing!

Refer to "Funniest Milk Ad Ever! (Australian)" on youtube for further illustration.
1) The dating websites these days are turning into a subway sandwich ordeal!

2) These days the cloud computing user is faced with a subway sandwich ordeal.
by aptster September 16, 2010
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