from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A dilemma with several alternatives: opposed to dilemma in the narrow sense.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A circumstance in which a choice must be made between multiple options that seem equally undesirable


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  • A situation in which there are three or more unpleasant alternatives.

    May 20, 2008

  • horribly reminiscent of the hairy trichotomy debacle.

    May 20, 2008