DILEMMA in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DILEMMA
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
dilemma
 n.  a situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two different things
Classic Sentence:
1  "Amen," said Fauchelevent, who imperturbably extricated himself in this manner from the dilemma, whenever he heard Latin.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—MOTHER INNOCENTE
2  Moreover, Fauchelevent was in a dilemma.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—IN WHICH JEAN VALJEAN HAS QUITE THE AIR OF HAV...
3  All human destiny lies in this dilemma.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—FULL LIGHT
4  This dilemma, ruin, or safety, is set forth no more inexorably by any fatality than by love.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—FULL LIGHT
5  In this dilemma, Cosette had caught sight through the fence of Eponine in man's clothes, who now prowled incessantly around the garden.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER VII—GAVROCHE AS A PROFOUND CALCULATOR OF DISTANCE...
6  Something of her dilemma showed in her eyes for Johnnie's expression changed subtly and some of the hardness went out of his face.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
7  Mr. Bry, a short pale man, with a business face and leisure clothes, met the dilemma hilariously.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
8  In this dilemma, Uncas lighted on the furrow of the cannon ball, where it had cut the ground in three adjacent ant-hills.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
9  In this dilemma, with little or no time for reflection, he suddenly determined to cloak his invaluable friend, at any or every hazard to himself.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29
10  Isaac's own share in this transaction was considerable, and he well knew that the Prince's eager desire to bring it to a conclusion would ensure him his protection in the dilemma in which he stood.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
11  A perception of the dilemma in which his love had placed him came back in full force.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
12  In a few hours the examination would commence, and he was still in the dilemma between making the facts public and allowing the culprit to compete for the valuable scholarship.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE STUDENTS
13  The dilemma had me between his horns.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
14  And Bilibin unwrinkled his temple, feeling that the dilemma was insoluble.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence:
1  I am in a dilemma whether to do maths or English.
2  Mercifully some one arrived upon the scene to extricate him from the dilemma and assume the responsibility.
3  The President is clearly in a dilemma about/over how to tackle the crisis.
4  I'm in a dilemma about this job offer.
5  It could create a painful dilemma for the group's members: either accept a lower price or give up additional production quotas they have just given themselves.