persecution complex


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Related to persecution complex: paranoia, inferiority complex, Martyr complex

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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Also quite unique and noticeable in the present administration is that it appears to be so insecure as if suffering from some kind of persecution complex despite all the powers and resources at its command.
Talking to ANI, Singhvi said, "Unfortunately, the head of the government (Prime Minister Narendra Modi), ruling party's president (Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah) suffer from imaginary persecution complex.
I often wonder if I have a persecution complex or whether it's in my head, but I do think there are a lot of comedians who don't like me.
So whoever is feeding Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha false platitudes and driving his persecution complex is compounding the problem.
It's as if Zink feels that, global warming aside, there is no greater threat to civilization than a man finely tuning his persecution complex in bed.
Falsely perceived rudeness is often a sign of a persecution complex, which can be cured by staying away from social media.
In his piece, profile author Mark Joseph Stern noted that associate justice "Alito, too, misses the mark, choosing to fuel the Christian persecution complex rather than make a principled legal argument.
LOUIS VAN GAAL might have a persecution complex right now - but, for Stoke goal hero Marko Arnautovic, his destruction of Manchester United was nothing personal.
But then, the Binays tend to have a humongous persecution complex, as evinced by the spin they put on the serving of the notice of dismissal on Mayor Binay-claiming that the servers (three women) had made something like a public scandal out of the incident for maximum humiliation.
And Denton admits it's easy for Scotland to develop a persecution complex after losing two of their best players.
A recent flap in Houston over subpoenas that were served on five conservative churches has stirred up Religious Right groups and fed their persecution complex.
There's a sense, then, in which Christianities have historically wavered between a persecution complex and the desire to dominate over and control the world's morality.