dilemma(redirected from Damned if you do, damned if you don't)
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any difficult or perplexing situation or problem; in bioethics, a situation requiring a choice between equally undesirable alternatives.
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Predicament caused by conflicting, difficult, or otherwise unsatisfactory choices.
[G. conflict of choices, fr. di-, two, dual + lēmma, proposition]
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