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Definition of Plight

Plight

  1. imp. & p. p. of Plight, to pledge.
  2. imp. & p. p. of Pluck.
  3. To weave; to braid; to fold; to plait.
  4. A network; a plait; a fold; rarely a garment.
  5. That which is exposed to risk; that which is plighted or pledged; security; a gage; a pledge.
  6. Condition; state; -- risk, or exposure to danger, often being implied; as, a luckless plight.
  7. To pledge; to give as a pledge for the performance of some act; as, to plight faith, honor, word; -- never applied to property or goods.
  8. To promise; to engage; to betroth.

Plight Quotations

If God had wanted us to be concerned for the plight of the toads, he would have made them cute and furry.
Dave Barry

How do we know that Moses was grown up? Because he went out unto his brethren, and was ready to bear the burdens and share the plight of his people. Maturity is sensitivity to human suffering.
Julius Gordon

It's not my vision when I cover a woman's face with a chador. I got the idea from a 'National Geographic' photo. I'm just showing their plight in the world.
Alexander McQueen

If we are going to try to get across to the poorest people in the world that we care about their plight and we want them to join one world with the rest of us, we have got to make promises and keep promises.
David Cameron

I don't condone anyone causing damage in my name, or doing anything malicious in support of my plight. There are more productive ways to help me. As a hacker myself, I never intentionally damaged anything.
Kevin Mitnick
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