Example sentences for: dilemma

How can you use “dilemma” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Here's how Simons and Harwood explained Bush's political dilemma:

  • This creates an interesting moral dilemma for Tyson, boxing officials, and the public.

  • In humans, for example, various studies find outcomes of Prisoner's Dilemma to be dependent on subject-to-subject variation [ 2 15 ] , including in personality traits [ 16 ] . Among animals, we expect similar variation to be dependent on expected reproductive consequences of certain outcomes, which are of more or less value to individuals depending on their size, age, sex, health, condition, social status, coalition membership, expected life span, available mates, food availability and so on.

  • In 1944, Gunnar Myrdal, in An American Dilemma , noted that "even a liberal-minded Northerner of cosmopolitan culture will, in nine cases out of ten, express a definite feeling against" interracial marriage.

  • Even the title of Cohen's book and its cover art--a brass-knuckled fist--are lifted directly from a book published eight years ago, Paul Breines' Tough Jews: Political Fantasies and the Moral Dilemma of American Jewry , which analyzes the psychological underpinnings of the cult of Jewish toughness born after Israel's victory in the 1967 Six Day War.


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