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synonyms for crisis

  • catastrophe
  • change
  • confrontation
  • crunch
  • deadlock
  • dilemma
  • disaster
  • emergency
  • impasse
  • mess
  • pressure
  • situation
  • trouble
  • climacteric
  • climax
  • contingency
  • corner
  • crossroad
  • crux
  • culmination
  • embarrassment
  • entanglement
  • exigency
  • extremity
  • height
  • imbroglio
  • juncture
  • necessity
  • pass
  • perplexity
  • pickle
  • pinch
  • plight
  • predicament
  • puzzle
  • quandary
  • stew
  • strait
  • trauma
  • trial
  • urgency
  • big trouble
  • dire straits
  • hot potato
  • hour of decision
  • moment of truth
  • point of no return
  • turning point
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antonyms for crisis

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  • agreement
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • breakthrough
  • calm
  • good fortune
  • good luck
  • happiness
  • miracle
  • peace
  • solution
  • success
  • wonder
  • advantage
  • boon
  • certainty
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How to use crisis in a sentence

Back in July, Tamar experienced a mental health crisis that resulted in her hospitalization.
TRINA BRAXTON TO DAVID ADEFESO: ‘WHEN YOU ATTACK ONE, YOU ATTACK US ALL’HOPE WRIGHTSEPTEMBER 17, 2020ESSENCE.COM
Desmond could not get support even from Supervisor Kristin Gaspar, who often sees the crisis in the same light he does.
MORNING REPORT: THE DREADED PURPLE TIERVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 16, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The coronavirus crisis also disrupted Honda’s esports marketing plans.
‘A CREDIBLE VOICE’: WHY HONDA IS DOUBLING DOWN ON ESPORTSLARA O'REILLYSEPTEMBER 16, 2020DIGIDAY
The crisis has not spurred a spate of shows shot exclusively over Zoom or captured entirely on device screens.
HOW THE FUTURE OF TV AND STREAMING HAS – AND HASN’T – BEEN RESHAPED SO FAR BY 2020TIM PETERSONSEPTEMBER 16, 2020DIGIDAY
In terms of suggesting he took the crisis seriously and she did not, that’s a stretch.
TRUMP’S ABC NEWS TOWN HALL: FOUR PINOCCHIOS, OVER AND OVER AGAINGLENN KESSLERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Those losses, the worst in a decade, top a sprawling list of troubles that has plunged Bridgewater into a round of crisis management, according to more than 25 people with knowledge of the firm’s inner workings.
THE LOSSES CONTINUE TO PILE UP FOR HEDGE FUND KING RAY DALIOBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
Half of Americans now rank climate as a top political priority, up from roughly one-third in 2016, and 3 out of 4 now describe climate change as either “a crisis” or “a major problem.”
CLIMATE CHANGE WILL FORCE A NEW AMERICAN MIGRATIONBY ABRAHM LUSTGARTEN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY MERIDITH KOHUTSEPTEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
The softer market is attracting newer entrants from companies that have performed well in the crisis, in sectors including technology, ecommerce and healthcare.
‘WE ARE PERMANENTLY IN BETA’: EUROPEAN SPORTS BROADCASTING IS STILL IN A CORONAVIRUS-FORCED STATE OF REINVENTIONLARA O'REILLYSEPTEMBER 15, 2020DIGIDAY
The coronavirus crisis has disrupted that relationship and is bleeding local economies dependent on baseball.
CAN SMALL-TOWN AMERICA SURVIVE PANDEMIC’S HIT TO MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL?CHARU KASTURISEPTEMBER 14, 2020OZY
The coronavirus crisis upended the world for brands and marketers, but as it turned out, the pandemic only marked the beginning of a wave of technological and social changes that would sweep the nation.
DEEP DIVE: HOW THE SUMMER OF 2020 FORCED BRAND MARKETING TO CHANGE FOR THE BETTERJIM COOPERSEPTEMBER 14, 2020DIGIDAY
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WORDS RELATED TO CRISIS

  • context
  • contingency
  • crisis
  • dilemma
  • event
  • eventuality
  • fact
  • incident
  • occurrence
  • plight
  • position
  • predicament
  • problem
  • quandary
  • situation
  • state
  • status
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.