Quandary


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Quandary

  • (noun) a state of perplexity or uncertainty over what to do in a difficult situation; “Nehra was in a quandary”
  • (noun) a difficult situation; a practical dilemma; “a legal quandary”

Quandary (क्वान्डरी / क्वान्ड्री) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • असमंजस, आशंका, उलझन, व्याकुलता, शंका, हैरानी, घबड़ाहट, नाज़ुक हालत, तंग हालत

Quandary Origin

  • late 16th century: perhaps partly from Latin quando ‘when’.

Quandary in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Ajay leaves Congress in a quandary.
  • Revised MGNREGA wages put States in a quandary.
  • AIADMK’s move puts TMC in a quandary.
  • Maharashtra government in quandary over housing act.
  • Water or cricket? Bombay HC leaves BCCI in quandary.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of quandary

  • quandary = kaun + si + dairy … se dhood lu 🙁 sab paani milaate hai

Quandary Pronunciation


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