Meaning of predicament

pre•dic•a•ment

Pronunciation: (pri-dik'u-munt for 1, 3 pred'i-ku-munt for 2), [key]
— n.
  1. an unpleasantly difficult, perplexing, or dangerous situation.
  2. a class or category of logical or philosophical predication.
  3. a particular state, condition, or situation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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