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predicament 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/priˈdikəmənt/,
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predicaments, plural;
  1. A difficult, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation
    • - the club's financial predicament
  2. (in Aristotelian logic) Each of the ten “categories,” often listed as: substance or being, quantity, quality, relation, place, time, posture, having or possession, action, and passion


  1. a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one; "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"
  2. "A Predicament" is a humorous short story by Edgar Allan Poe, usually combined with its companion piece "How to Write a Blackwood Article." It was originally titled "The Scythe of Time".
  3. A definite class, state or condition; An unfortunate or trying position or condition; a tight spot; That which is predicated; a category
  4. noun. A serious and long standing problem
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  6. the wage of consistency.
  7. (pec-o-taab) bAt-ox-cep
  8. Egocentric predicament