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Synonyms for dilemma

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Synonyms for dilemma

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

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sup][8] Persistent oozing after the removal of gestational material may occur, and thermal coagulation could be dilemmatic.
Additionally, this last precondition is as or more morally dilemmatic as cultivating a fear of nuclear holocaust.
dilemmatic or all-or-nothing norms (they are either fulfilled or not) which indicate in a direct and definitive manner what one "ought to do": e.
Eventually, it could be mentioned that we have been immersed into a dilemmatic context, between what is meant by school culture and culture outside the school, the author culture versus the co-author culture, the rational versus the emotional, the definition versus the simulation and immersion, the knowledge of the curriculum and texts versus the hypertextual knowledge library.
In such dilemmatic cases, refusal to share becomes the most advantageous strategy in securing personal benefit within a knowledge sharing context (Dawes, 1980).
Good governance and media ownership in Nigeria: Dilemmatic practices, stoic challenges.
From the social construction perspective, the boundaries between knowledge and personal interpretation tend to blur, making health and illness both ideological and dilemmatic (Radley & Billig, 1996).
This is particularly dilemmatic among health disciplines like dentistry.
In a broad sense, Andrew Sayer (1997:479) (a leading figure in critical realism) argues that social life is dilemmatic in terms of either structures which have both desirable and undesirable mechanisms, which tend to produce both desirable and undesirable effects.
Equally dilemmatic remains also the convenient operationalization of the concept of "decentralization.
hypocritical, if it imposes on the actor who has the misfortune to confront a dilemmatic choice, a standard that his judges are not prepared to affirm that they should and could comply with if their turn to face the problem should arise.
In the dilemmatic present context, the Japanese realised that they could find the sacred meaning of life only in the synthesis between religion-culture-society-political order that defined the nature of reality, the source of its order, granting legitimacy and justification to the beliefs, thoughts, convictions and actions of both the individuals and society.
I shall explain that CSs arise when different norms come into conflict, when complying with agreements, respecting previous commitments, or when faced with incommensurability of choice, dilemmatic situations or lack of information.
2012, 'The Dilemmatic Practice of Public Journalism in Taiwanese Aboriginal Newspaper: A Case Study on Austronesian News and Indigenous Voice Post', paper presented at the conference of the European Association of Taiwan Studies, University of Southern Denmark, Senderborg, Denmark, 18-21 June.