Plight in a sentence

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[noun] A dangerous condition or difficult situation.

We saw an excellent program on television regarding the plight of endangered animals in this country.

People with eating disorders sometimes don’t realize their plight until it is too late.

The plight of the poor seems to have been ignored in the government’s latest budget.

A number of mothers staged a day-long hunger strike to dramatize the plight of low-income families in our country.

The plight of the homeless in this country is a national disgrace.

The underlying principle behind the government’s determination to cut social services seems to be the belief that the poor are personally responsible for their plight, and therefore deserve to suffer.

Environmentalists are hoping to bring the plight of the grizzly bear to the attention of the Prime Minister during his visit to the national park.

As a result of the news report on the plight of the families who lost their homes in the fire, over $10,000 in donations was raised to help pay for lost clothing and furnishings.

The President has been criticized for ignoring the plight of abused women in our country.