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A menial, or artificial situation deemed to be of the highest importance, typically by a superior/higher staff level.
Sometimes used as a distraction from what could be a real emergency situation.
The CFO's screams for her reserved parking space is an imaginary emergency (IE).
Sadam Hussein is an immediate threat (aka "imaginary emergency") to the security of all Americans!
by Softhand October 13, 2005

Words related to imaginary emergency (IE)

artificial contrived deceit ego propoganda