Right now, however, the camp and the country have reached a new level of crisis.
Apropos inflation, the government could try to inflate its way out of this crisis, covering the deficit by printing money.
Now come difficult negotiations aimed at preventing the crisis from reoccurring.
Because they created this crisis and now seem unable to fix it.
The crisis we face now is financed by the same people from whom you buy your Christmas toys.
I knew it was a crisis, and I carried it through with a dash.
For the moment the crisis was averted by the events of the war.
The Rebellion had then long been maturing, as you know; but just then came the crisis.
It was evident to the leaders on both sides, that a crisis was at hand.
Alvarado was alone, and had to meet the crisis on his own responsibility.
early 15c., from Latinized form of Greek krisis "turning point in a disease" (used as such by Hippocrates and Galen), literally "judgment, result of a trial, selection," from krinein "to separate, decide, judge," from PIE root *krei- "to sieve, discriminate, distinguish" (cf. Greek krinesthai "to explain;" Old English hriddel "sieve;" Latin cribrum "sieve," crimen "judgment, crime," cernere (past participle cretus) "to sift, separate;" Old Irish criathar, Old Welsh cruitr "sieve;" Middle Irish crich "border, boundary"). Transferred non-medical sense is 1620s in English. A German term for "mid-life crisis" is Torschlusspanik, literally "shut-door-panic," fear of being on the wrong side of a closing gate.
crisis cri·sis (krī'sĭs)
n. pl. cri·ses (-sēz)
A sudden change in the course of a disease or fever, toward either improvement or deterioration.
An emotionally stressful event or a traumatic change in one's life.