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Synonyms for plight
plaɪt

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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    predicament, suffering, fate, distress, ordeal, hardship, situation, misery, spell, dilemma

How to pronounce plight?

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

How to say plight in sign language?

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