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Synonyms for quandary
ˈkwɒn də ri, -dri

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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:
    predicament, dilemma, plight, troth

  2. dilemma, quandary(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    predicament, dilemma, plight

Wiktionary

  1. quandary(noun)

    A state of not knowing what to decide; a state of difficulty or perplexity; a state of uncertainty, hesitation or puzzlement; a pickle; a predicament.

    Synonyms:
    perplexity, uncertainty

  2. quandary(noun)

    A dilemma, a difficult decision or choice.

    Synonyms:
    uncertainty, perplexity

  3. quandary(noun)

    Synonyms:
    perplexity, uncertainty

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. quandary

    Synonyms:
    hobble, difficulty, doubt, puzzle, uncertainty, perplexity, bewilderment, dubitation, baiting, dilemma, embarrassment

    Antonyms:
    clearsightedness, resolution, plainness, clearness, obviousness, facility, disencumbrance, disentanglement, disembarrassment

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. quandary(n.)

    Synonyms:
    difficulty, perplexity, doubt, puzzle, uncertainty, embarrassment, nonplus, strait, dilemma

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    dilemma, embarrassment

How to use quandary in a sentence?

  1. Marco Rubio:

    That is the quandary I'm trying to avoid The Republican Party having to face.

  2. Chicago Fed President Charles Evans:

    Frankly, I ’m really of two minds at the moment, and I expect to take this quandary with me into the next( Chicago Fed) meeting.

  3. John McAfee:

    I personally am still in a quandary about whether to run myself or find someone else for my party, my advisors are pressing me to run.

  4. Kim Forrest:

    Most of the economic data goes into a 'what will the Fed do' quandary, i think what we've gotten today is that it's weak enough to still support the two rate hikes, maybe one rate hike.

  5. Kim Forrest:

    Most of the economic data goes into a' what will the Fed do' quandary, i think what we've gotten today is that it's weak enough to still support the two rate hikes, maybe one rate hike.

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#7863uncertainty
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#22266plight
#23170embarrassment
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