bunker mentality


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bunker mentality

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An attitude of extreme defensiveness and self-justification based on an often exaggerated sense of being under persistent attack from others.
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Noun1.bunker mentality - defensiveness resulting from repeated attacks; "after so many suicide bombings the Israelis have to resist developing a bunker mentality"
defensiveness - excessive sensitivity to criticism; "his defensiveness was manifested in hurt silence"; "the fear of being sued for malpractice has magnified physicians' defensiveness"
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Asma's family and friends were obviously concerned about her security, but she refused to retreat into a bunker mentality.
The written evidence reads: "While individual BBC managers have been supportive, there is still a bunker mentality in some quarters and women have experienced veiled threats made against them when they raised the subject of equal pay.
Their statement reads: "While individual BBC managers have been supportive, there is still a bunker mentality in some quarters and women have experienced veiled threats made against them when they raised the subject of equal pay.
She said: "The bunker mentality and level of paranoia now being displayed by Theresa May is really quite disturbing and it's actually like listening to Donald Trump.
Mr Corbyn told a packed crowd of supporters, including actress Maxine Peake: "Barely nine months into Theresa May's premiership, there are clear warning signs that she and her closest advisers are slipping into that presidential bunker mentality.
He said: "There are clear warning signs that she and her closest advisers are slipping into that presidential bunker mentality.
Mr Corbyn told supporters, including actress Maxine Peake: "There are warning signs Theresa May and her closest advisers are slipping into that presidential bunker mentality.
Product champions, those charged with cross-business process improvement and infrastructure functions are slowed to the extent they encounter leaders with a bunker mentality.
Jose Mourinho is under growing pressure and his bunker mentality isn't doing him many favours.
We are now seeing a bunker mentality emerging in the group leadership, lashing out with vindictive threats of disciplinary action for leaving council early and in my case breaching a non-existent whip whilst trying to circumvent democratic practice by refusing to include things on the agenda that need to be there and have been requested by a member.
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