Meaning of QUANDARY in English

quan ‧ da ‧ ry /ˈkwɒndəri $ ˈkwɑːn-/ BrE AmE noun ( plural quandaries ) [countable]

[ Date: 1500-1600 ; Origin: Perhaps from Latin quando 'when' ]

a difficult situation or problem, especially one in which you cannot decide what to do SYN dilemma

in a quandary

Kate was in a quandary over whether to go or not.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.