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plight

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a very bad or difficult situation usually singular
  • The recent cut in funding will only contribute to the hospital's financial plight.
  • the plight of the unemployed

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plight

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of plight (Entry 2 of 2)

as in promise, vow

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The first known use of plight was in the 13th century

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“Plight.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plight. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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