crisis

301 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[kɹˈa͡ɪsɪs], [kɹˈa‍ɪsɪs], [k_ɹ_ˈaɪ_s_ɪ_s]
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Synonyms for Crisis:

crisis (noun)

climax, critical moment, crucial point, crux, emergency, exigency, key point, predicament, strait, turning point.

Other synonyms and related words:

Dunkirk, Imperilment, abyss, accident, acme, action, adventure, aetiology, affair, apex, arrive, attain the goal, battle, be resolved, bench mark, big trouble, bind, boom, bottoming out, box, breakers ahead, brunt, business, business cycle, business fluctuations, bust, calamity, caldron, cardhouse, cardinal point, case, casualty, catastrophe, cause for alarm, change, chief thing, chill, choice, circumstance, climacteric, clutch, complication, concern, conclude, conclusion, condition, confrontation, conjuncture, consequence, contingency, convergence of events, cooling off, core, corner, cornerstone, crescendo, crest, crises, critical juncture, critical mass, critical point, critical situation, critical time, crossroad, crossroads, crucial period, crunch, culminate, culmination, curse, danger, dangerous ground, day, deadlock, dealing, decide, decision time, dehydration, depression, determine, difficult point, difficulty, dilemma, dire straits, disaster, discharge, discomfort, distress, dollar crisis, dollar gap, downturn, drama, economic cycle, economic expansion, economic growth, embarrassment, emergence, endangerment, entanglement, epoch, escapade, essence, essential, essential matter, etiology, event, exigence, existing time, expanding economy, expansion, extreme, extremity, fate, financial crisis, fix, flash point, form a determination, fright, fundamental, gaping chasm, gathering clouds, gist, given time, gravamen, grave danger, great point, gridlock, growth, hallucination, have determination, havoc, hazard, head, heart, height, high growth rate, high point, high pressure, hinge, hole, hot potato, hot spot, hour, hour of decision, house of cards, imbroglio, impasse, imperativeness, important thing, inflection point, instability, issue, jam, jeopardy, judgment, juncture, jungle, kernel, keystone, knife-edge, knock, landmark, liquidation, logjam, low, main point, main thing, market expansion, material point, meat, menace, mess, milestone, minefield, misfortune, modern times, moment, moment of truth, necessity, night, nightmare, nonce, nonplus, nowadays, nub, occasion, occurrence, opportunity, opportunity occasion, ordeal, our times, overcrowding, palaver, particular, pass, passage, pathology, peak, peaking, perforation, peril, perplexity, pickle, pinch, pitch, pith, pity, pivot, plight, point, point of inflection, point of no return, politics, precipice, present, present juncture, present moment, present occasion, present time, press, pressure, pretty pass, proceeding, prosperity, psychological, push, puzzle, quagmire, quandary, quicksand, reach, reach the goal, real issue, recession, recovery, resolve, ripen, risk, rocks ahead, rub, run its course, run one's race, safety, salient point, scramble, scrape, seal, serious depression, showdown, sine qua non, situation, slowdown, slump, spiral, spot, stampede, state, stew, storm, storm clouds, stress, substance, substantive point, suffering, susceptible, take upon oneself, tension, these days, thin ice, threat, time being, times, tinderbox, today, torment, touch the goal, tragedy, transaction, trauma, travail, trial, trouble, turn, undertake, unrest, upturn, urgency, vertigo, will, zenith, zero hour.

Quotes for Crisis:

  1. The current health crisis however, is a little more the work of the evil empire. We were told, we were assured, that the more meat and dairy and poultry we ate, the healthier we'd be. Mark Bittman.
  2. Our theology is still in a time of crisis and I think this will last for some years more. Godfried Danneels.
  3. However, the combination of civil resistance, of large -scale mass activities and strikes, with a certain degree of revolutionary violence, could provoke a crisis in the enemy's camp that would ultimately lead to essential changes. Joe Slovo.

Idioms of Crisis:

  1. be a crisis/ disaster etc. in the making;