AskDefine | Define predicament

Dictionary Definition

predicament n : 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" [syn: quandary, plight]

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English

Pronunciation

  • /pɹɪˈdɪkəmənt/, /pr\I"dIk@m@nt/

Noun

  1. An unfortunate or trying position or condition; a tight spot.

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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