Associations to the word «Dilemma»


DILEMMA, noun. A circumstance in which a choice must be made between two or more alternatives that seem equally undesirable.
DILEMMA, noun. A difficult circumstance or problem.
DILEMMA, noun. (logic) A type of syllogism of the form "if A is true then B is true; if C is true then D is true; either A or C is true; therefore either B or D is true".
DILEMMA, noun. (rhetoric) Offering to an opponent a choice between two (equally unfavorable) alternatives.

Dictionary definition

DILEMMA, noun. State of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options.

Wise words

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