from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A state of uncertainty or perplexity. See Synonyms at predicament.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. 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.
- n. A dilemma, a difficult decision or choice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A state of difficulty or perplexity; doubt; uncertainty.
- transitive v. To bring into a state of uncertainty, perplexity, or difficulty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A state of difficulty or perplexity; a state of uncertainty, hesitation, or puzzlement; a pickle; a predicament.
- To put into a quandary; bring into a state of uncertainty or difficulty.
- To be in a difficulty or uncertainty; hesitate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
- n. a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one
The United States should encourage the Arab League to not only endorse the continuation of direct talks at this critical juncture, but also be more creative, take the initiative and change the dynamic of the negotiations regardless of how the settlement quandary is resolved.
The answer to your quandary is that you always have an “opportunity to respond” at this blog.
If Larry Johnson's situation gets resolved, the quarterback quandary is successfully solved and the defense continues to improve, a fan would have reason for cautious optimism.
The easiest way to solve that quandary is to bring fantasy baseball into the world of modern statistical analysis.
I suppose my quandary is this: James is the one applying for the visa.
Hapthorn's quandary is that the men of Olkney have been robbed of their wealth, looks and intelligence, possibly because of the presence of magic.
And then we have the quandary: is this fact worth reporting in the wake of the level of anger already there?
Europeâ€ ™ s offer of petrol places Bush in quandary
Part of West Africa's quandary is that although its population belts are horizontal, with habitation densities increasing as one travels south away from the Sahara and toward the tropical abundance of the Atlantic littoral, the borders erected by European colonialists are vertical, and therefore at cross-purposes with demography and topography.
I’m in a quandary, is the bigger crime giving this guy a camera, a computer, fingers or taste buds?