Pronunciation of Plight
/plˈa͡ɪt/, /plˈa‍ɪt/, /p_l_ˈaɪ_t/

Antonyms for plight

boon, blessing, advantage, benefit, solution, good fortune.

Synonyms for plight

difficulty (noun)

case, strait.

dilemma, difficulty; situation (noun)

circumstances, condition, corner, extremity, fix, impasse, jam, perplexity, pickle, pinch, predicament, quandary, scrape, spot, state, straits, trouble, bad news, hole, tight situation, double trouble.

predicament (noun)

difficulty, dilemma, fix, jam, ordeal, perplexity, pickle, predicament, problem, quandary.

Sense 1

dutch, hot spot, promise, riddle, word of honor, deep water, solemn word.

Sense 2

box, embarrassment, hot water, soup, vow.

Sense 3

assurance, state.

Sense 4

covenant, guarantee, quagmire, scrape, trouble.

Sense 5

guaranty, spot.

Sense 6

bind, corner, warrant.

Sense 7








Usage examples for plight

  1. The plight of such young women is particularly hard, for they are usually dependent upon their work. – The Untroubled Mind by Herbert J. Hall
  2. We owe it to the unfortunate to be aware of their plight and to help them in every way we can. – State of the Union Addresses of Ronald Reagan by Ronald Reagan
  3. The king was now in worse plight than ever. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  4. The second problem is the Department's fiscal plight. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. Should he wait here in this dreadful plight until his hosts returned? – The Mayor of Troy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Idioms for plight

  1. plight one's troth to sm;

Rhymes for plight