Definition of Quandary in English :

Define Quandary in English

Quandary meaning in English

Meaning of Quandary in English

Pronunciation of Quandary in English

Quandary pronunciation in English

Pronounce Quandary 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'

2. dilemma, quandary

state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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noun plural -ries
a situation or circumstance that presents problems difficult to solve; predicament; dilemma

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nounWord forms: plural ˈquandaries
a state of uncertainty; perplexing situation or position; dilemma

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n. pl. quan·da·ries
A state of uncertainty or perplexity. See Synonyms at predicament.

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