What is the meaning of quandary?

noun

  • A situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one.
    • usage: "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"
  • State of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options.
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