Meaning of dilemma
Pronunciation: (di-lem'u), [key]
- a situation requiring a choice between equally undesirable alternatives.
- any difficult or perplexing situation or problem.
- a form of syllogism in which the major premise is formed of two or more hypothetical propositions and the minor premise is a disjunctive proposition, as “If A, then B; if C then D. Either A or C. Therefore, either B or D.”
- dilemma (Thesaurus)