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Negative ConnotationPlay
The word 'predicament' often implies a situation with negative outcomes or feelings. SlideAfter losing his job, he was in quite a predicament.
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Not Immediate DangerPlay
'Predicament' suggests trouble but not immediate danger, more like an awkward situation. SlideMissing the bus left me in a predicament.
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Personal RelevancePlay
Use 'predicament' for situations that personally affect someone, not for general problems. SlideHer health issues presented a predicament for her family.