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.
Tranquility or serenity:
Safety is a state of being protected from potential harm or something that has been designed to protect and prevent harm.
Find another word for emergencies. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for emergencies, like: pinches, exigencies, extremities, crises, urgencies, squeezes, fixes, crunches, tensions, clutches and plights.