Synonyms for plight
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : plahyt|
|Phonetic Transcription : plaɪt|
Top 10 synonyms for plight Other synonyms for the word plight
Définition of plightOrigin :
- "to pledge" (obsolete except in archaic plight one's troth), from Old English pligtan, plihtan "to endanger, imperil, compromise," verb form of pliht (n.) "danger, risk" (see plight (n.2)). Related: Plighted; plighting.
- noun dilemma, difficulty; situation
- He had one hand still upon her arm, and he was laughing openly at her plight.
- Extract from : « Good Indian » by B. M. Bower
- You see me in the plight in which I came out of the packet within this half-hour.
- Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
- At these words I became eloquent, as young madmen in my plight do.
- Extract from : « The Room in the Dragon Volant » by J. Sheridan LeFanu
- It was horrible to plead to him but the panic of her plight drove her on.
- Extract from : « The Innocent Adventuress » by Mary Hastings Bradley
- In this plight I came upon him, and challenged him to stand and face me.
- Extract from : « The Suitors of Yvonne » by Raphael Sabatini
- The heat of the moment being spent, he had leisure to contemplate his plight.
- Extract from : « The Trampling of the Lilies » by Rafael Sabatini
- Such was the plight in which each and all tried to seek repose.
- Extract from : « Anabasis » by Xenophon
- And is not the half-baked designer in as sorry a plight as the half-baked artist of any kind?
- Extract from : « College Teaching » by Paul Klapper
- His own estimate of his plight was impregnated with despair.
- Extract from : « England and Germany » by Emile Joseph Dillon
- This would leave the girl in as bad a plight as that from which he had just rescued her.
- Extract from : « The Web of the Golden Spider » by Frederick Orin Bartlett
Antonyms for plight
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