GRE Word List

DILEMMA

situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives

The meaning of the word dilemma is situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives.

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