Synonyms for plight

Synonyms for (noun) plight

Synonyms: plight, troth

Definition: a solemn pledge of fidelity

Similar words: pledge, assurance

Definition: a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something

Usage: an assurance of help when needed; signed a pledge never to reveal the secret

Synonyms: plight, predicament, quandary

Definition: a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one

Usage: finds himself in a most awkward predicament; the woeful plight of homeless people

Similar words: difficulty

Definition: a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome

Usage: grappling with financial difficulties

Synonyms for (verb) plight

Synonyms: pledge, plight

Definition: promise solemnly and formally

Usage: I pledge that I will honor my wife

Similar words: promise, assure

Definition: make a promise or commitment

Synonyms: plight, engage, betroth, affiance

Definition: give to in marriage

Similar words: vow

Definition: make a vow; promise

Usage: He vowed never to drink alcohol again

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