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Definition of Lesser of two evils

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slightly less unpleasant of two poor options of choices neither of which are good
Lesser of two evils Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
ENGLISH IDIOMS 2.EDITION
both are bad but one is not as bad as the other Neither person can be trusted. Choose the lesser of two evils.
English Idioms WM 1.3a
both are bad but one is not as bad as the other
Neither person can be trusted. Choose the lesser of two evils.
Lesser of two evils Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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The lesser of two evils principle (or lesser evil principle) is the principle that when given two bad choices, the one which is not as bad as the other should be chosen over the one that is the greater threat.

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