Synonyms of dilemma in English:

dilemma


See definition of dilemma

noun

1‘a discussion with a colleague resolved her dilemma’

SYNONYMS

quandary, predicament, difficulty, problem, puzzle, conundrum, awkward situation, tricky situation, difficult situation, difficult choice, catch-22, vicious circle, plight, mess, muddle

trouble, perplexity, confusion, conflict, uncertainty, indecision

informal no-win situation, sticky situation, pickle, fix, spot, tight spot, tight corner, poser, facer

British informal sticky wicket


Phrases

    on the horns of a dilemma

      SYNONYMS

      between the devil and the deep blue sea, between Scylla and Charybdis

      informal

      in a no-win situation, between a rock and a hard place