Synonyms of crisis in English:

crisis


See definition of crisis

noun

1‘events across the North Sea were building to a crisis’

SYNONYMS

critical point, decisive point, turning point, crossroads, critical period, crux, climax, climacteric, culmination, height, head, moment of truth, zero hour, point of no return, Rubicon

informal crunch

2‘the country was in the grip of an economic crisis’

SYNONYMS

catastrophe, calamity, cataclysm, emergency, disaster

predicament, plight, mess, dilemma, quandary, setback, reverse, reversal, upheaval, drama

trouble, dire straits, hard times, hardship, adversity, extremity, distress, difficulty

informal fix, pickle, jam, stew, scrape, bind, hole, sticky situation, hot water, hell, hell on earth, hassle, stress

British informal car crash, spot of bother