HyperDic: predicament

English > 1 sense of the word predicament:
NOUNstatepredicament, quandary, plighta situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one
predicament > pronunciation
Soundsprihdih'kahmahnt; priydih'kahmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > predicament: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one.
Example"finds himself in a most awkward predicament"
Synonymsquandary, plight
NarrowercareA cause for feeling concern
corner, boxA predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible
hot waterA dangerous or distressing predicament
BroaderdifficultyA condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome
Spanishaprieto, apuro, brete, dilema, predicamento
Catalandestret, dilema, predicament, tràngol

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