noun, plural cri·ses [krahy-seez]. /ˈkraɪ siz/.
- the point in the course of a serious disease at which a decisive change occurs, leading either to recovery or to death.
- the change itself.
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OTHER WORDS FROM crisiscrisic, adjectivepost·cri·sis, adjective, noun, plural post·cri·ses.
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Back in July, Tamar experienced a mental health crisis that resulted in her hospitalization.Trina Braxton To David Adefeso: ‘When You Attack One, You Attack Us All’|Hope Wright|September 17, 2020|Essence.com
Desmond could not get support even from Supervisor Kristin Gaspar, who often sees the crisis in the same light he does.
The coronavirus crisis also disrupted Honda’s esports marketing plans.‘A credible voice’: Why Honda is doubling down on esports|Lara O'Reilly|September 16, 2020|Digiday
The crisis has not spurred a spate of shows shot exclusively over Zoom or captured entirely on device screens.How the future of TV and streaming has – and hasn’t – been reshaped so far by 2020|Tim Peterson|September 16, 2020|Digiday
In terms of suggesting he took the crisis seriously and she did not, that’s a stretch.Trump’s ABC News town hall: Four Pinocchios, over and over again|Glenn Kessler|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
What is known is that Peña Nieto bungled his response to the crisis.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Consent is manufactured—like, remember the Ebola crisis from a few weeks ago?How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline|Jay Michaelson|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And he said, I know you see this crisis through a very personal lens.The NY Police Union’s Vile War with Mayor De Blasio|Michael Tomasky|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But with the crisis, the education systems have just been further weakened.
“We are far, far away from ending this crisis,” said Banbury.
He was of opinion that, upon their conduct at this crisis depended the future destinies of the Netherlands.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84|John Lothrop Motley
During the siege, the prophet was more than once anxiously consulted by the king as to the issue of the crisis.
This early moment of his life proved to be its crisis, and the first step he took decided his after-progress.Calamities and Quarrels of Authors|Isaac Disraeli
Thus also with the shaping of character, and thus was Mr. Marrapit, collected in minor affairs, mighty in this crisis.Once Aboard The Lugger|Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson
Though we did not know it at the time it brought us to the very climax and crisis of that period of our lives.Hempfield|David Grayson