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(noun, verb)


There are 4 meanings of the word Plight.

How to pronounce plight:


Plight - as a noun

A situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one

Example: "Finds himself in a most awkward predicament"

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A solemn pledge of fidelity

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Plight - as a verb

Give to in marriage

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Promise solemnly and formally

Example: "I pledge that i will honor my wife"

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Example Sentences

"The refugees fled their war-torn country, leaving behind a tragic plight."
"Many families face financial plight due to the economic crisis."
"The endangered species is in a critical plight, threatened by habitat loss and hunting."
"She was moved by the plight of the homeless people living on the streets."
"The poor working conditions led to the workers protesting against their plight."
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Word Game Points

Is PLIGHT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, plight is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

PLIGHT has a SCRABBLE points total of 12.

Is PLIGHT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, plight is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
PLIGHT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 14.

Is PLIGHT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, plight is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
PLIGHT has a WORDFEUD points total of 14.

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