dilemma - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/dɪˈlemə/

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/daɪˈlemə/
singulardilemma
pluraldilemmas
  1. a situation in which you have to make a difficult decision
    in a dilemma (over something):

    I’m in a dilemma over whether to tell him or not.

    face a dilemma:

    We now face an embarrassing dilemma: Should we stay or go?

    See also horn