contingency[ kuhn-tin-juhn-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF contingency
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTINGENCY
We may at least console ourselves with the reflexion that such a contingency is far off.
No contingency anywhere in the universe; no indifference; no liberty.
That was a contingency that never had occurred to White Connal.
He left nothing whatever to chance, but provided for every contingency.
Such a contingency as this had never been foreseen by that dispenser of proverbs.
Poor Charles provided for every kind of contingency in his will.
In her distraught state of mind she had scarcely pondered that contingency.
It was understood, too, that he had received the promise of the position on this contingency.
He should have foreseen the contingency of a removal of these woods.
The thought of such a contingency had never occurred to her simple mind.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONTINGENCY
- fair shake
- fighting chance
- good fortune
- good luck
- iron in the fire
- one's move
- one's say
- one's turn
- the hunt
- the running