Definition of emergency. Meaning of emergency. Synonyms of emergency

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Definition of emergency

Emergency
Emergency E*mer"gen*cy, n.; pl. Emergencies. [See Emergence.] 1. Sudden or unexpected appearance; an unforeseen occurrence; a sudden occasion. Most our rarities have been found out by casual emergency. --Glanvill. 2. An unforeseen occurrence or combination of circumstances which calls for immediate action or remedy; pressing necessity; exigency. To whom she might her doubts propose, On all emergencies that rose. --Swift. A safe counselor in most difficult emergencies. --Brougham. Syn: Crisis; conjuncture; exigency; pinch; strait; necessity.

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