1. an event that occurs at a critical time

- at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave

Similar word(s): occasion

Definition categories: event, happening, occurrence, occurrent

2. a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made

- at that juncture he had no idea what to do

Similar word(s): crossroads

Definition categories: state, crisis

3. the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made

Similar word(s): articulation, join, joint, junction

Definition categories: shape, connection, connexion, link

Sentences with juncture as a noun:

- We're at a crucial juncture in our relationship.