Noun(1) state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
(1) the insoluble dilemma of adolescence(2) That, in our submission, gives rise to something of a logical dilemma .(3) He was given two tough choices, a dilemma that he didn't wish to have.(4) The struggle by peoples the world over to find a solution to an insoluble dilemma will continue ad infinitum.(5) he wants to make money, but he also disapproves of it: Den's dilemma in a nutshell(6) A similar dilemma arises for those who condemn termination in any circumstances but support the death penalty.(7) All the problems that humans encounter sets up a powerful dilemma : the choice between life and death.(8) The dilemma of a choice between chaos and injustice is perhaps very real.(9) The novel delves into the dilemma of the problems in keeping a secret that will hang over you for all of your life.(10) His dilemma rests in the choice between telling a lie and losing his chance to marry the woman he loves.(11) That he chose to open up about the dilemma between security and normality indicates rough times ahead.(12) It's the ultimate dilemma for the indecisive: two women, attractive, intelligent, devoted.(13) the people often face the dilemma of feeding themselves or their cattle(14) The dilemma , like all ethical dilemmas, arose by virtue of a conflict between values.(15) But in an age of mass-production, we have managed to turn shopping for a basic food into a complicated dilemma .(16) They might finally confront the central dilemma of inadequate global demand versus the permanent overabundance of supply.
(1) in a dilemma :: ndixinekile
1. quandary ::
2. predicament ::
4. vicious circle ::
5. plight ::
6. mess ::
7. muddle ::
8. difficulty ::
9. problem ::
10. trouble ::
11. perplexity ::
12. confusion ::
13. conflict ::
14. no-win situation ::
15. fix ::
16. tight spot ::
17. tight corner ::
18. can of worms ::
Different Formsdilemma, dilemmas
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I am on the horns of a DILEMMA.
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 23
Mm. Great news, Leonard.
I've solved my Penny gift DILEMMA.
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 11
In the past, you've come to me
when I'm struggling with a DILEMMA.
The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 11
understand my DILEMMA.
The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 12
Have you considered your intelligence
might be causing your DILEMMA?
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 21
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