choice between two unsatisfactory alternatives
It was a dilemma: he could either accept a full scholarship to study a subject he hated, or he could take admission to the art college he longed to study at -- but there he would receive no funding.
di (two)#lemma (premise, anything received or taken) (Greek)
dilemma, predicament, quagmire, quandary
DIL le gayi woh AMMA (mother) ab main kya karun. problem khadi ho gayi hai. how wil i breath