Definition of Predicament in English :

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Predicament meaning in English

Meaning of Predicament in English

Pronunciation of Predicament in English

Predicament pronunciation in English

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1. plight, predicament, quandary

a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one

Example Sentences:
'finds himself in a most awkward predicament'
'the woeful plight of homeless people'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of predicament
a perplexing, embarrassing, or difficult situation
2. (ˈprɛdɪkəmənt) logic obsolete
one of Aristotle's ten categories of being
3. archaic
a specific condition, circumstance, state, position, etc

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see synonyms of predicament
a condition or situation, now specif. one that is difficult, unpleasant, embarrassing, or, sometimes, comical
2.  Archaic
category (sense 2)

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of predicament
1. A situation, especially an unpleasant, troublesome, or trying one, from which extrication is difficult.
2. Logic One of the basic states or classifications described by Aristotle into which all things can be placed; a category.

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