Example sentences for: plight

How can you use “plight” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Wasserstein also brings in a weary, aging critic (Nigel Hawthorne) who can echo Nina's plight, watching the object of his own affection drift into the arms of a younger man and delivering elegant monologues on the subject.

  • Where Do We Go From Here was published in 1967, and in the intervening four years, King's optimism had given way to foreboding prompted by the emergence of a white backlash and the realization that combating the economic plight of black America would prove far more difficult than eliminating segregation.

  • There are three common explanations for Japan's plight.

  • Jodi, do you really expect a high-minded debate on public housing and the plight of upstate dairy farmers?

  • The piece seems a little credulous about the military's staffing plight.

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