An amount that can be held between thumb and forefinger:
A situation calling for immediate action or attention
A pressing necessity.
A period or situation marked by scarcity, hardship, insecurity, etc.
(Loosely) The expansive force, or pressure, of a gas or vapor
(Informal) A critical situation or emergency
(Now chiefly dialectal) An instance of danger or peril; a dangerous moment or situation.
A state of uncertainty; perplexing situation or position; dilemma
A sexual invitation or overture:
(Meteorology) Atmospheric pressure.
Contingency means something that could happen or come up depending on other occurrences.
A particular or critical moment in the development of events; crisis
Any serious problem
A situation offering no escape, as a difficulty without solution, an argument where no agreement is possible, etc.
An accident or unlucky event.
A situation, especially an unpleasant, troublesome, or trying one, from which extrication is difficult.
A compelling or being compelled; coercion; constraint
Liability to injury, damage, loss, or pain; peril
Tranquility or serenity:
Freedom from quarrels and disagreement; harmonious relations:
Safety is a state of being protected from potential harm or something that has been designed to protect and prevent harm.
Political attitudes and positions:
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