noun (plural: trilemmas or trilemmata)
Etymology: Modelled on dilemma, replacing di-, two with tri-, three
- A circumstance in which a choice must be made between three options that seem equally undesirable.
- (logic) A syllogism containing three alternatives that each infer the same conclusion.
- (the trilemma) A form of apologetics meant to prove the divinity of Jesus.
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