dilemma significado, dilemma definición | diccionario de inglés definición

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dilemma

  

      n  
1    a situation necessitating a choice between two equal, esp. equally undesirable, alternatives  
2    a problem that seems incapable of a solution  
3      (Logic)   a form of argument one of whose premises is the conjunction of two conditional statements and the other of which affirms the disjunction of their antecedents, and whose conclusion is the disjunction of their consequents. Its form is if p then q and if r then s; either p or r so either q or s  
4    on the horns of a dilemma  
a    faced with the choice between two equally unpalatable alternatives  
b    in an awkward situation  
     (C16: via Latin from Greek, from di-1 + lemma assumption, proposition, from lambanein to take, grasp)  
  dilemmatic  
  dilemmic      adj  
The use of dilemma to refer to a problem that seems incapable of a solution is considered by some people to be incorrect  
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dilemma

  
1    difficulty, embarrassment, fix     (informal)   how-do-you-do     (informal)   jam     (informal)   mess, perplexity, pickle     (informal)   plight, predicament, problem, puzzle, quandary, spot     (informal)   strait, tight corner or spot  
2    on the horns of a dilemma      between a rock and a hard place     (informal)   between Scylla and Charybdis, between the devil and the deep blue sea  

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At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.

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