Definition of Plights

1. Noun. (plural of plight) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of plight) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plights

1. plight [v] - See also: plight

Lexicographical Neighbors of Plights

plicotomy
plie
plied
plier
pliers
plies
pliest
plieth
plight
plighted
plighter
plighters
plightful
plighting
plightly
plights (current term)
plim
plimed
pliming
plimmed
plimming
plims
plimsol
plimsole
plimsoles
plimsoll
plimsolled
plimsolls
plimsols
pling

Literary usage of Plights

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hints for Forensic Practice: A Monograph on Certain Rules Appertaining to by Theodore Frelinghuysen Cornell Demarest (1905)
"... FOUR plights OF OBJECTIONS. "There is reason for requiring the particular ob- , M jections to be stated with reasonable cer- aid to court, tainty, for, ..."

2. The History of the Condition of Women, in Various Ages and Nations by Lydia Maria Francis Child (1835)
"Owing to the nature of Mohammedan customs and institutions, love and courtship are little known in Moslem nations; but among the Afghans a man often plights ..."

3. The reader's handbook of allusions, references, plots and stories by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1882)
"He plights his troth to Catherine, supposing it to be Catherine tho quondam Ferf, rushes to the wars, obtains great honours, becomes я prince, ..."

4. Elissa Or the Doom of Zimbabwe/Eric Brighteyes, a Tale of Iceland by H. Rider Haggard (2001)
"CHAPTER VIII AZIEL plights HIS TROTH At first Aziel feared that the poison had done its work, and that Elissa was dead, till placing his hand upon her heart ..."

5. Elissa: The Doom of Zimbabwe by Henry Rider Haggard (1900)
"... CHAPTER VIII AZIEL plights HIS TROTH AT first Aziel feared that the poison had done its work, and that Elissa was dead, till placing his hand upon her ..."

6. The White Conquerors: A Tale of Toltec and Aztec by Kirk Munroe (1893)
"SANDOVAL plights HIS TROTH When Sandoval returned with the others to the Spanish quarters, after leaving the temple, he urged Marina to find out who had ..."

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