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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"

    predicament, dilemma, plight, troth

  2. dilemma, quandary(noun)

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

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. quandary

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

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

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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