- denoting a condition in which one cannot benefit, succeed, or win: a no-win situation; a no-win war.
Origin of no-win
Related Words for no-wininvincible, unbeatable, impregnable, hopeless, overwhelming, impassable, fruitless, petty, trivial, frivolous, unimaginable, impractical, impervious, inaccessible, unworkable, unreasonable, insurmountable, futile, useless, inconceivable
Examples from the Web for no-win
Contemporary Examples of no-win
Many of the individuals Yeshua-Katz spoke to commented on the no-win situation in which they found themselves.Should Pro-Anorexia Sites Be Criminalized?
August 30, 2014
Attacking comedian Zach Galifianakis is a no-win proposition for the GOP sugar daddies, says Paul Begala.No One Likes a Whiny Billionaire: The Koch Brothers Take on Zach Galifianakis
August 11, 2012
And on Wednesday and Thursday, the USTA had put them in a no-win situation.The U.S. Open’s Watergate
Allen St. John
September 9, 2011
- offering no possibility of a favourable outcome (esp in the phrase a no-win situation)