Synonyms for contingency
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : kuhn-tin-juhn-see|
|Phonetic Transcription : kənˈtɪn dʒən si|
Top 10 synonyms for contingency Other synonyms for the word contingency
Définition of contingencyOrigin :
- 1560s, "quality of being contingent," from contingent + -cy. Meaning "a chance occurrence" is from 1610s.
- noun chance happening; possibility
- We may at least console ourselves with the reflexion that such a contingency is far off.
- Extract from : « The Roof of France » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
- No contingency anywhere in the universe; no indifference; no liberty.
- Extract from : « An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding » by David Hume
- That was a contingency that never had occurred to White Connal.
- Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
- He left nothing whatever to chance, but provided for every contingency.
- Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
- Such a contingency as this had never been foreseen by that dispenser of proverbs.
- Extract from : « The Shadow of a Crime » by Hall Caine
- Poor Charles provided for every kind of contingency in his will.
- Extract from : « Where Angels Fear to Tread » by E. M. Forster
- In her distraught state of mind she had scarcely pondered that contingency.
- Extract from : « The Sea-Hawk » by Raphael Sabatini
- It was understood, too, that he had received the promise of the position on this contingency.
- Extract from : « The Prison Chaplaincy, And Its Experiences » by Hosea Quinby
- He should have foreseen the contingency of a removal of these woods.
- Extract from : « Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 4, January 26, 1884 » by Various
- The thought of such a contingency had never occurred to her simple mind.
- Extract from : « The Golden Woman » by Ridgwell Cullum
Antonyms for contingency
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