Definition Plight

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Definition

a plight: a critical situation, a difficulty, a predicament
noun

the plight of the homeless: the distress, the worries, the problem of people with nowhere to live
idiom
Pronunciation examples
UK: The plight of farm animals makes me very sad.
US: I want to help the homeless in their plight.

Examples

  • "He has no real insight on the plight of the proletariat."
  • "Jean : Ahem, today I would like to discuss the plight of the wild pigeon."

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