Another word for predicament
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These nouns refer to a situation from which it is difficult to free oneself. A predicament is a problematic situation about which one does not know what to do: “Werner finds himself suddenly in a most awkward predicament” (Thomas Carlyle). A plight is a bad or unfortunate situation: The report examined the plight of homeless people. A quandary is a state of perplexity, especially about what course of action to take: “Having captured our men, we were in a quandary how to keep them” (Theodore Roosevelt). Jam and fix are less formal terms that refer to predicaments from which it is difficult to escape: kids who were in a jam with the authorities; “If we get left on this wreck we are in a fix” (Mark Twain). An informal term, a pickle is a disagreeable, embarrassing, or troublesome predicament: “I could see no way out of the pickle I was in” (Robert Louis Stevenson).
Another word for predicamentnoun
A difficult, often embarrassing situation or condition:box1, corner, deep water, difficulty, dilemma, Dutch, fix, hole, hot spot, hot water, jam, plight1, quagmire, scrape, soup, trouble. (Informal) bind, pickle, spot. See easy