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Synonyms for dilemmadɪˈlɛm ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dilemma, quandary(noun)

    state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options

    quandary, predicament, dilemma, plight


  1. dilemma(noun)

    fix, quandary, pickle, bind, problem

Editors Contribution

  1. bichoise

    having two or more choices.

    he had a bichoise of where he wanted to eat, subway or mcdonalds.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dilemma(n.)

    quandary, strait, difficult choice, puzzling alternative, awkward or bad predicament

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List of paraphrases:

quandary, predicament, conundrum, trade-off, impasse, plight, stalemate

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