That quandary usually is defined as, “When does human life begin?”
The quandary that Bush then faced in secret is visible now to the whole world, and only becoming harder to solve.
The quandary of whether to freeze eggs or not could become irrelevant overnight.
As I noted in November, this legislation presented a quandary for Christie.
The snickering fiasco of the Gingrich breakfast is an aspect of this quandary.
He did not mean to find himself in a quandary when they were ready to turn back again, and not be able to say where the camp lay.
The less he teaches and insists on facts and details, the greater his quandary.
I was here placed in a quandary—no boat to take us across the river, and no provisions for our party to take into the mountains.
Of the circumstances of Godfrey's quandary an account is to follow.
We doubt whether ever resurrectionist felt himself in such a quandary.
"state of perplexity," 1570s, of unknown origin, perhaps a quasi-Latinism based on Latin quando "when? at what time?; at the time that, inasmuch," pronomial adverb of time, related to qui "who" (see who). Originally accented on the second syllable.