[ US /dɪˈɫɛmə/ ]
[ UK /da‍ɪlˈɛmɐ/ ]
  1. state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
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How To Use dilemma In A Sentence

  • The pursuit of such metaphysical questions is just a high-minded distraction from the more pressing issue of confronting the dilemma of one's existence here and now.
  • But the true nature of his dilemma constantly threatened to extinguish it.
  • It's a real dilemma but please don't think of cheating or tricking your partner. The Sun
  • All dilemmas can be resolved, say the anti-abortion lobby, if the starting point is the foetus rather than the woman.
  • It was not until I checked into my Lisbon hotel that the receptionist with great glee acquainted me of my dilemma. Times, Sunday Times
  • With respect to the dilemma over short-term and long-term information needs, the problem is one that underlies every aspect of user education.
  • The dilemma, of course, is that you can't say 'she' until someone self-identifies.
  • Facing the dilemmas of ethical behaviour in a decidedly unethical society is the harder choice.
  • On Bush's first touchdown reception, he lined up at tailback, but tight end Dominique Byrd was also in the backfield, creating a dilemma for the defense.
  • We can understand the dilemmas and difficulties his characters face, but never truly feel them.
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