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Synonyms for plight
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. predicament, quandary, plight(noun)

    a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one

    "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"

    Synonyms:
    quandary, predicament, dilemma, troth

  2. plight, troth(verb)

    a solemn pledge of fidelity

    Synonyms:
    quandary, betrothal, predicament, engagement, troth

  3. betroth, engage, affiance, plight(verb)

    give to in marriage

    Synonyms:
    rent, prosecute, occupy, engross, charter, mesh, pledge, operate, employ, absorb, engage, affiance, hire, betroth, lock, take, wage, pursue, lease, enlist

  4. pledge, plight(verb)

    promise solemnly and formally

    "I pledge that I will honor my wife"

    Synonyms:
    betroth, engage, wassail, drink, salute, affiance, pledge, subscribe, toast

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. plight(n)

    Synonyms:
    situation, condition, predicament, difficulty, dilemma

  2. plight(v)

    Synonyms:
    vow, pledge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. plight(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pledge, pawn, hypothecate, put in pledge, give as security

  2. plight(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pledge, pawn, gage

  3. plight(n.)

    Synonyms:
    condition, state, situation, case, predicament, category, dilemma, FIX, PICKLE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. plight(n)

    Synonyms:
    condition, state, dilemma, predicament, situation, scrape

  2. plight(v)

    Synonyms:
    pawn, pledge, promise, betroth

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How to use plight in a sentence?

  1. Rod Doss:

    What the Courier is doing is letting everyone know what the plight of African-Americans is. in many instances we've been in the vanguard of creating change, because we do challenge the community from within.

  2. Paul Chavez:

    We made it a point to ensure that our listeners understood that the plight of African Americans is the plight of the Latino community, while we may come from different backgrounds, we share the same plight and we share the same dreams.

  3. Mickey Mehta:

    Be a lover and not a fighter. Being a lover gives you all the magical might but as a fighter it's an ugly plight. Win this world with love don't terrorize, love one love all simply MickeyMize.

  4. Luis Fernando Arias:

    He hoped his people would be helped and they could return to the jungle. He spoke at the Constitutional Court about the Nukak's plight. But nothing happened, others like him feel impotent, powerless to solve the problems their people face, and have taken their own life.

  5. Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda:

    Women and girls continue to bear the brunt of sustained attacks on innocent civilians, victims of rapes are asking themselves how many more women should be brutally attacked for this council to appreciate the magnitude of their plight.

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