dilemma

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Synonyms for dilemma

Synonyms for dilemma

Synonyms for dilemma

state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options

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There are many who assert that the dilemna of dwindling political authority reflects at bottom a crisis of substantive moral purpose.
He is currently working on a second novel which deals with the dilemna of the Hispanic immigrant in the United States.
Jason Koumas appears to have solved the dilemna over who will take penalties.
Then there was Koumas, who performed without the cares of a man who has been caught up in the horns of a dilemna this week: whether or not to put his heavily pregnant girlfriend through the upheaval of a move to the Black Country, and West Bromwich Albion.
The dilemna for Taylor would be whether to rest either Henman or Rusedski from the doubles if, say, Britain are deadlocked at 1-1 after the opening day with a lot of tennis to come.
At the end of the Quest, Blades faces this dilemna in a very personal way.
Kathy Davis, Reshapng the Female Body: The Dilemna of Cosmetic Surgery (New York: Routledge, 1995), p.
Shapes's dilemna is summed up even before he finishes his meal: his is a life "spent being nice--and never in the process having to be good"(11).
A number of the organisations contacted believed they faced a dilemna in deciding whether to give parents the opportunity to participate.