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Synonyms for quandary
ˈkwɒn də ri, -driquanda·ry

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  1. quandarynoun

    Synonyms:
    perplexity, uncertainty

  2. quandarynoun

    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:
    uncertainty, perplexity

  3. quandarynoun

    A dilemma, a difficult decision or choice.

    Synonyms:
    perplexity, uncertainty

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. predicament, quandary, plightnoun

    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, quandarynoun

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

    Synonyms:
    predicament, dilemma, plight

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Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. quandarynoun

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

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  1. quandarynoun

    Synonyms:
    perplexity, predicament, dilemma, puzzle, difficulty, strait

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "quandary":

    dilemma, embarrassment

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#3643doubt
#4785puzzle
#5311difficulty
#7863uncertainty
#13532dilemma
#22266plight
#23170embarrassment
#38996predicament
#50621baiting
#58056quandary
#74750bewilderment
#77127perplexity
#99268hobble
#113321troth

How to use quandary in a sentence?

  1. Stacy Langton:

    You guys in the press have been in a quandary since you can’t broadcast the images because it violates FCC regulations.

  2. Edward Meir:

    The problem is how permanent are the cuts, will that supply come back to the market at a later stage if prices recover and are they going to be offset by worsening demand, that's the quandary; the market is very sceptical, and so we could have a prolonged period of prices bumping along the bottom until we get a better handle as to what is going on.

  3. Stacy Langton:

    Unless FCPS is using a different dictionary, pedophilia means adults having sex with children, and that is precisely what is being depicted in the particular panel in Gender Queer, you guys in the press have been in a quandary since you can’t broadcast the images because it violates FCC regulations.

  4. Marco Rubio:

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

  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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