1. [ noun ] a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one
Synonyms: plight predicament

: "finds himself in a most awkward predicament" "the woeful plight of homeless people"

Related terms: difficulty care corner hot_water
2. [ noun ] state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
Synonyms: dilemma
Related terms: perplexity double_bind
Similar spelling:   Quinter