The wage of consistency.
A class or kind described by any definite marks; hence, condition; particular situation or state; especially, an unfortunate or trying position or condition.
A situation, especially an unpleasant, troublesome, or trying one, from which extrication is difficult
a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one; "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"
An ultimate and supreme mode of being; a category.
a burlesque short story
a Problem at a deeper level