Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Wednesday Words ~ quandary

Quandary is a noun (the plural is quandaries), which means a state of perplexity or uncertainty over what to do in a difficult situation.
"Kate is in a quandary."
A few synonyms of quandary are
predicament, plight, difficult situation, awkward situation; trouble, muddle, mess, confusion, difficulty, dilemma.
And then there are these informal possibilities:  sticky situation, pickle, hole, stew, fix, bind, jam.
"Conflicting appointments left us in a quandary."
Have you had any interesting quandaries lately?

Cross-posted on my Joyful Noiseletter blog.

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