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predicament

pre·dic·a·ment

predicament

 
pronunciation:
pr dI k mnt
part of speech: noun
definition: a difficult or dangerous situation with no obvious or completely satisfactory solution.
synonyms:
dilemma, fix, jam, plight
similar words:
bind, box, Catch-22, corner, hole, hot water, imbroglio, mess, quagmire, quandary, scrape, spot, straits