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Origin of dilemma
synonym study for dilemma
historical usage of dilemma
OTHER WORDS FROM dilemmadil·em·mat·ic [dil-uh-mat-ik], /ˌdɪl əˈmæt ɪk/, dil·em·mat·i·cal, di·lem·mic, adjectivedil·em·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for dilemma
Therein lies the seemingly intractable dilemma of humanity’s intimate relationship with this tropical tree.The Environmental Headache in Your Shampoo - Issue 90: Something Green|Anastasia Bendebury & Michael Shilo DeLay|September 16, 2020|Nautilus
Stuck in this dilemma of the party’s own making, silence can be as good as it gets.
I can tell you firsthand, it is a pleasure to participate in discussions with students so attuned to the complex ethical dilemmas their employers face.CEOs should stop worrying and learn to love employee activism|Alison Taylor|September 9, 2020|Quartz
I’m curious how you would describe what you see to be his dilemma.Will a Covid-19 Vaccine Change the Future of Medical Research? (Ep. 430)|Stephen J. Dubner|August 27, 2020|Freakonomics
What if the dilemma stems from them forming trust based on “gut feeling” in the meetings, but lacking enough knowledge to judge whether the projected results will, in the end, be achieved.How to craft a winning SEO proposal and avoid getting a silent ‘No’|Sponsored Content: SEOmonitor|August 3, 2020|Search Engine Land
We saw Tyreese in this episode caught in the middle of the “hunt or be hunted” dilemma.Andrew Lincoln Wants Rick to End With Johnny Cash and the Sunset|Melissa Leon|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The dilemma is how to satisfy their separate demands and aspirations for a tiny piece of land.
There was, she admitted, a dilemma: “How much development needs to take place before you begin to set standards?”Passenger Flights Must Stop Carrying Lithium-Ion Batteries as Cargo|Clive Irving|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Broadcast icon Larry King has a dilemma, and he may not even know it.
Li was discussing the dilemma with an old professor at Balliol College, Oxford.
From any dilemma that ensued, the reserve of speed gave him a power of withdrawal, in relying upon which he was right.
The dilemma may seem a trifling one, but to Stockton's sensitive nature it was gross indeed.Shandygaff|Christopher Morley
Suppose you yourself had taken these jewels and were placed in this dilemma?Shifting Sands|Sara Ware Bassett
She rang the bell, and directly both the maids were informed of the dilemma they were in.The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals|Ann S. Stephens
The German Government is in rather a dilemma in this matter.A Revision of the Treaty|John Maynard Keynes
British Dictionary definitions for dilemma
- faced with the choice between two equally unpalatable alternatives
- in an awkward situation
Derived forms of dilemmadilemmatic (ˌdɪlɪˈmætɪk, ˌdaɪlɪ-) or dilemmic, adjective
Word Origin for dilemma
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Idioms and Phrases with dilemma
see horns of a dilemma.