Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: contingencies
IPA transcription: [kənt'ɪndʒənsiz]
Usage examples
  • William, ready for all contingencies, marshalled his forces.
  • It seems almost as if there were some equality among things, some balance in all possible contingencies which we are not permitted to know lest we should learn indifference to good and evil, but which is sometimes shown to us for an instant as a last aid in our last agony.
  • The preceding instances may be objected to, although unreasonably, as drawn from contingencies impossible among us: opinion, in this country, not being likely to enforce abstinence from meats, or to interfere with people for worshipping, and for either marrying or not marrying, according to their creed or inclination.