Definition of DILEMMA

a situation in which one has to choose between two or more equally unsatisfactory choices <faced with a dilemma whether to spend the night out in the cold or go inside and face his father>
Near Antonyms breeze, cinch, duck soup, snap
a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape <with home prices in a free fall, sellers were in a terrible dilemma>

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