Another word for crisis
crisis crossroad exigency head juncture passSearch Thesaurus
These nouns denote a critical point or state of affairs: a military crisis; government policy at the crossroad; had predicted the health-care exigency; a problem that is coming to a head; negotiations that had reached a crucial juncture; things rapidly coming to a desperate pass.
Another word for crisisnoun
A decisive point:climacteric, crossroad (used in plural), exigence, exigency, head, juncture, pass, turning point, zero hour. See decide
A highly volatile dangerous situation requiring immediate remedial action:emergency, extremity, flash point. See politics, safety