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Mar 19 2009   10:52AM GMT

Which is correct — dilemma or dilemna?

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

typing Which is correct?
The DBA was faced with a _______: Should she increase user privileges and hamper security or restrict user privileges and hamper productivity?
a. dilemma
b. dilemna

Answer: a
Dilemma is the correct spelling. (In this sentence, it means a choice between two unappealing alternatives.)

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