Complete Definition of "plight"

English

Pronunciation
plīt, /plaɪt/, /<tt>plaIt</tt>/
:Rhymes:English:-aɪt|Rhymes: -aɪt

Noun
plight (plights)

#A dire or misfortunate situation.
#* 2005, w:Plato|Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. w:Stephanus pagination|243c.
#*: Though we say we are quite clear about it and understand when someone uses the expression, unlike that other expression, maybe we're in the same plight with regard to them both.
#A network; a plait; a fold; rarely a garment.
#That which is exposed to risk; that which is plighted or pledged; security; a gage; a pledge.
#Condition; state; &mdash; risk, or exposure to danger, often being implied; as, a luckless plight.

Translations
trans-top|a dire or misfortunate situation
Finnish: t+|fi|ahdinko
Norwegian: t-|no|knipe|c, t-|no|kinkig, t-|no|situasjon
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trans-top|a network; a plait; a fold; rarely a garment
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trans-top|that which is exposed to risk
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trans-top|condition; state; â risk
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Verb

to plight

#To weave; to braid; to fold; to plait.

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