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Synonyms for crisis
ˈkraɪ sɪscri·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crisisnoun

    an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty

    "they went bankrupt during the economic crisis"

  2. crisisnoun

    a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something

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

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  1. crisisnoun

    Synonyms:
    acme, height, decisive turn, turning point

  2. crisisnoun

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

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  1. crisisnoun

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

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How to use crisis in a sentence?

  1. Ian Kernohan:

    We had coordinated central bank action at the height of the crisis but I don't think we are at that stage now, is it the central banks' job to prop up markets all the time? Are we in a crisis, or are we just having a scare from weak China manufacturing data?

  2. Rupert Stadler:

    We are still running into issues that we report immediately to regulators, the diesel crisis hasn't yet ended.

  3. Peter Cole:

    These 76 and 67 year old grandfathers – and hundreds of other hunger strikers around the world – feel so desperate about the climate crisis that they risk damaging their own health on behalf of younger generations.

  4. Health Louise Rogers:

    Our collective focus must be on finding ways to support each other through this crisis safely while limiting gathering and adhering to face covering.

  5. Todd Pugatch:

    The more we contribute to this rigorous evidence base of the real threat of the climate crisis, hopefully, it will have a policy impact.


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