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Synonyms for quandaryˈkwɒn 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"

    quandary, predicament, dilemma, plight, troth

  2. dilemma, quandary(noun)

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

    quandary, predicament, dilemma, plight


  1. quandary(noun)

    perplexity, uncertainty

  2. 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.

    uncertainty, perplexity

  3. quandary(noun)

    A dilemma, a difficult decision or choice.

    perplexity, uncertainty

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. quandary(n.)

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

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dilemma, embarrassment

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