Associations to the word «Crisis»

Wiktionary

CRISIS, noun. A crucial or decisive point or situation; a turning point.
CRISIS, noun. An unstable situation, in political, social, economic or military affairs, especially one involving an impending abrupt change.
CRISIS, noun. A sudden change in the course of a disease, usually at which the patient is expected to recover or die.
CRISIS, noun. (psychology) A traumatic or stressful change in a person's life.
CRISIS, noun. (drama) A point in a drama at which a conflict reaches a peak before being resolved.
CRISIS CENTER, noun. (US) a place staffed by volunteers who give help and advice to people experiencing difficulties

Dictionary definition

CRISIS, noun. An unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty; "they went bankrupt during the economic crisis".
CRISIS, noun. A crucial stage or turning point in the course of something; "after the crisis the patient either dies or gets better".

Wise words

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