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


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!"


2. Logic

See Category.

Syn. -- Category; condition; state; plight.


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