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Synonyms for crisis
ˈkraɪ sɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crisis(noun)

    an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty

    "they went bankrupt during the economic crisis"

  2. crisis(noun)

    a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something

    "after the crisis the patient either dies or gets better"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crisis(n.)

    Synonyms:
    acme, height, decisive turn, turning point

  2. crisis(n.)

    Synonyms:
    exigency, emergency, juncture, conjuncture, pass, strait, rub, pinch, push, critical situation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crisis(n)

    Synonyms:
    critical juncture, climacteric, emergency, strait, exigency

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How to use crisis in a sentence?

  1. Brian Deese:

    We're in a unique crisis. And the elements of this plan really were designed and are designed to take on that crisis head on.

  2. John Hickenlooper:

    We have to focus on where Donald Trump is failing, donald Trump is malpractice personified. We've got to point that out. ... Why are we lurching from one international crisis to another ? All things he promised American voters. We have to focus on that and the economy and jobs and training, so that we can promise a future for America that everybody wants to invest in.

  3. Maureen Vogel:

    Too many people still believe the opioid crisis is abstract and will not impact them. Many still do not see it as a major threat to them or their family, these data show the gravity of the crisis. We have known for some time that opioid overdose is an everyday killer, and these odds illustrate that in a very jarring way.

  4. Monica Roa:

    In a crisis like the Zika outbreak, the lack of sexual education is exposed, health ministries should inform rather than recommend.

  5. Fed Governor Lael Brainard:

    Notwithstanding the fact that the law does not prescribe broad structural changes, some observers may judge whether reform has gone far enough based on the extent of changes in the scope or scale of the U.S. systemic banking institutions relative to the crisis.

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