Con*junc"ture, n. [Cf. F. conjoncture, LL. conjunctura.]
The act of joining, or state of being joined; union; connection; combination.
The conjuncture of philosophy and divinity.
A fit conjuncture or circumstances.
A crisis produced by a combination of circumstances; complication or combination of events or circumstances; plight resulting from various conditions.
He [Chesterfield] had recently governed Ireland, at a momentous conjuncture, with eminent firmness, wisdom, and humanity.
© Webster 1913.