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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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Few ethical dilemmas have been systematically identified in the literature, as well as the perceptions of the need for training to address these dilemmatic situations by ILSPs.
First, although moral problems are inescapable in human life (Gowans 1987), we should nevertheless aim to prevent at least the most dilemmatic kinds (Marcus, 1987; McConnell, 1987).
Nonetheless, this conditional right to possess nuclear weapons is dilemmatic for reasons already discussed--the "good" of protecting liberal democratic regimes by nuclear means comes at the expense of undermining the broader legal commitment by the de jure nuclear democracies to eliminate all nuclear weapons.
My contention is that it should be reserved for dealing with dilemmatic scenarios.
The participants were asked to judge the appropriateness of a reaction to the dilemmatic situation in a forced-choice situation while their brain activation was recorded with fMRI.
Here in extract 2, Rick describes the dilemmatic nature of fathering identities by suggesting that there is a 'trade off' between unpaid caring and paid work.
The song reveals the idea of infidelity and dilemmatic situation of making a choice between leaving or staying in the relationship and can be heard here:
He saves Kitch's wife from a ghost, confronts a football quiz that could make his career or utterly ruin it, tries to pick up Zulu pronunciation, almost encounters pirates, and is forced into making a dilemmatic choice between the two wives of a client.
In facing the threat of economic slowdown, the government is facing a dilemmatic situation.