Synonyms for straits

Synonyms for (noun) straits

Synonyms: pass, straits, head

Definition: a difficult juncture

Usage: a pretty pass; matters came to a head yesterday

Similar words: occasion, juncture

Definition: an event that occurs at a critical time

Usage: at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave; it was needed only on special occasions

Synonyms: pass, strait, straits

Definition: a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

Similar words: situation

Definition: a complex or critical or unusual difficulty

Usage: the dangerous situation developed suddenly; that's quite a situation; no human situation is simple