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"
- They tried to weasel out of the predicament.
- A loan of money would help me out of my predicament.
- I suddenly found myself in an awkward predicament.
Irish ladies of strict virtue, and many Northern lasses of the same predicament.出自： Henry Fielding