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Synonyms for predicament
prɪˈdɪk ə mənt for 1 ; ˈprɛd ɪ kə- for 2

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. predicament, quandary, plight(noun)

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

    "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"

    Synonyms:
    quandary, dilemma, plight, troth

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. predicament

    Synonyms:
    difficulty, try, ing position, state, condition, dilemma, situation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. predicament(n.)

    Synonyms:
    situation (especially a bad situation), condition, state, position, posture, attitude, plight, case

  2. predicament(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] pass, pinch, push, extremity, exigency, emergency, conjuncture

  3. predicament(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Logic.) category, class

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    plight, dilemma, quagmire, hardship, impasse, situation

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How to use predicament in a sentence?

  1. Mariah Carey:

    Do you know what I'm saying? … And so she was in a really bad predicament. I think she gave it her best shot, and she's gotten a lot of publicity from it, so, awesome.

  2. Eric Ulloa:

    We are being placed as actors in a very dangerous predicament, why are we not protecting our own from having to be in a hotel where the Christian owner can say, 'I'm sorry, you and your boyfriend can't lie in the same bed because the Bible tells me that's wrong.'.

  3. Steve Jobs:

    The cure for Apple is not cost-cutting. The cure for Apple is to innovate its way out of its current predicament.

  4. State John Kerry on Saturday:

    If the Palestinian Authority ceases, or were to cease security cooperation, or even decide to disband as a result of their economic predicament, and that could happen in the future if they don't receive additional revenues, then we would be faced by yet another crisis, we are working hard to prevent that from happening and that is why we have been reaching out to key stakeholders to express these concerns and also to try to work together to find a solution to this challenge.

  5. Tonatiuh Guillen:

    Double or triple this number will put us in a predicament.


Translations for predicament

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  • مأزقArabic
  • Lage, Kategorie, ZwangslageGerman
  • PredicamentoSpanish
  • situation délicate, situation difficileFrench
  • स्थितिHindi
  • baj, kellemetlenség, kategória, szorult helyzet, kutyaszorítóHungarian
  • situazione difficileItalian
  • 窮地Japanese
  • pōraruraruMāori
  • klasseDutch
  • категория, затруднительное положение, затруднениеRussian
  • obehaglig situation, predikamentSwedish
  • இக்கட்டானTamil

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