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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    crises, kris, turmoil, crise, standoff, crunch, downturn, meltdown, depression, emergency

How to pronounce crisis?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say crisis in sign language?

  1. crisis

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3752crisis
#4452depression
#13905kris
#17178crises
#18732crunch
#23324turmoil
#28176downturn
#31131standoff
#32885meltdown
#121380crise

How to use crisis in a sentence?

  1. Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    Our nation obviously is going through a kind of crisis that is totally unprecedented in living memory.

  2. Alan Gayle:

    We view this crisis as an evolving buying opportunity.

  3. Douglas Brinkley:

    Nothing really quite equals what we're dealing with here, the public health crisis and health care in general are going to be a flagship issue of 2020.

  4. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer:

    Just over two weeks ago, we had zero. This crisis is ramping up exponentially.

  5. Castello Branco:

    The policy (Parente) put in place was the scapegoat of this whole crisis, the pressure on him was enormous.


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