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synonyms for no-win situation

  • Catch-22
  • conundrum
  • dilemma
  • double bind
  • knot
  • lose-lose
  • quandary
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How to use no-win situation in a sentence

Bessires was included because he would never win it at any later date, but his doglike devotion made him a priceless subordinate.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
We should have to admit that the new law does little or nothing to relieve such a situation.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
In this situation we waited the motion of the enemy, without perceiving any advancement they made towards us.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
The real experience has a magnetism of its own and will win above mere technicality whenever it has the opportunity.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Great preparations had been made, and the success must have been perfect to win so general and hearty a commendation.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
He could not bear to open his dreadful situation to his Uncle David, nor to kill himself, nor to defy the vengeance of Longcluse.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
He saw that the situation was worse than even he had bargained for, and all his irresolution began to return upon him.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
And this fact seemed pregnant with evidence as to Gordon's state of mind; it did not appear to simplify the situation.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
All the miserable stratagems they had been guilty of to win him; the dishonest plotting and planning.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
My No. 4239 addressed to Maxwell and repeated to you was sent before receiving your telegram under reply.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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WORDS RELATED TO NO-WIN SITUATION

  • Cadmean victory
  • narrow victory
  • no-win situation
  • offset victory
  • victory at great cost
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