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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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And this might play well with conservatives who have a persecution complex.

But the World had more than a persecution complex where Lincoln was concerned.

"It proves that Burris has a persecution complex, and that Koffler's credulous enough to believe him," Melroy replied.

I think he had a persecution complex, and I think he strove to maintain it.

You mentioned also that you had a feeling on his part that he was laboring under a persecution complex?

You persecute a man, and then say he has a persecution complex if he recognizes the fact.

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