persecution complex

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persecution complex

n
(Psychology) psychol an acute irrational fear that other people are plotting one's downfall and that they are responsible for one's failures
Translations

persecution complex

n (Psych) → mania di persecuzione
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This chase after a phantom external enemy triggered the effects we are witnesses to today, including the new law and the paranoidal, unexplainable, and irrational wave of charges against Russia of all mortal sins and a certain persecution mania many politicians and functionaries in Washington experience today," he believes.
When Camille's persecution mania subsided, the doctor suggested letting her out on a trial basis: "Madame Claudel immediately replied with a complete refusal," writes Ayral-Clause.
Her defence argued that Kempshall had a persecution mania and it was also revealed that her aunt had died in a lunatic asylum, but the actress cried from the dock: "I am not mad at all
The operation became popular among gynecologists who performed the procedure for among other indications: 'troublesomeness, eating like a ploughman, masturbation, attempted suicide, erotic tendencies, persecution mania, simple 'cussedness', and dysmenorrhea [menstrual cramps].