Persecution complex



noun
1.
(psychol) an acute irrational fear that other people are plotting one’s downfall and that they are responsible for one’s failures

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    [pur-si-kyoot] /ˈpɜr sɪˌkyut/ verb (used with object), persecuted, persecuting. 1. to pursue with harassing or oppressive treatment, especially because of religious or political beliefs, ethnic or racial origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation. 2. to annoy or trouble persistently. /ˈpɜːsɪˌkjuːt/ verb (transitive) 1. to oppress, harass, or maltreat, esp because of race, religion, etc 2. […]

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    [pur-si-kyoot] /ˈpɜr sɪˌkyut/ verb (used with object), persecuted, persecuting. 1. to pursue with harassing or oppressive treatment, especially because of religious or political beliefs, ethnic or racial origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation. 2. to annoy or trouble persistently. /ˈpɜːsɪˌkjuːtərɪ/ adjective 1. involving or characteristic of persecution /ˈpɜːsɪˌkjuːt/ verb (transitive) 1. to oppress, harass, or […]

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