struggle (v.) Look up struggle at Dictionary.com
late 14c., of uncertain origin, probably a frequentative form (compare trample, scuffle), of uncertain origin. Skeat suggests Old Norse strugr "ill will;" others suggest a connection to Dutch struikelen, German straucheln "to stumble." Related: Struggled; struggling.
struggle (n.) Look up struggle at Dictionary.com
1690s, from struggle (v.).