Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Predicament (Page: 1127)

Pre*dic"a*ment (?), n. [Cf. F. prédicament, L. praedicamentum. See Predicate.]

1. A class or kind described by any definite marks; hence, condition; particular situation or state; especially, an unfortunate or trying position or condition. O woeful sympathy; piteous predicament!" Shak.

2. (Logic) See Category. Syn. -- Category; condition; state; plight.