Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / in dire straits
FEEDBACK
  • as inin the red
  • as inunderprivileged

synonyms for in dire straits

  • at a loss
  • bankrupt
  • behindhand
  • delinquent
  • in arrears
  • in debt
  • in hock
  • in the hole
  • insolvent
  • losing money
  • nonpaying
  • to the bad
  • unprofitably
  • depressed
  • deprived
  • destitute
  • disadvantaged
  • handicapped
  • impoverished
  • indigent
  • needy
  • badly off
  • down and out
  • hapless
  • hard up
  • have-not
  • ill-fated
  • ill-starred
  • in need
  • in want
  • unfortunate
  • unlucky

antonyms for in dire straits

MOST RELEVANT
  • in the black
  • prosperous
  • rich
  • wealthy
  • privileged
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
QUIZ
Don't Feel Thwarted By This Quiz On "Benefit" Opposites
START THE QUIZ
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO IN DIRE STRAITS

  • at a loss
  • bankrupt
  • behindhand
  • delinquent
  • in arrears
  • in debt
  • in dire straits
  • in hock
  • in the hole
  • insolvent
  • losing money
  • nonpaying
  • to the bad
  • unprofitably
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.