bunker mentality

noun

Definition of bunker mentality

:a state of mind especially among members of a group that is characterized by chauvinistic defensiveness and self-righteous intolerance of criticism

Examples of bunker mentality in a Sentence

  1. Faced with the threat of scandal, the company adopted a bunker mentality and refused to talk with reporters.

First Known Use of bunker mentality

1974


BUNKER MENTALITY Defined for English Language Learners

bunker mentality

noun

Definition of bunker mentality for English Language Learners

  • : a very defensive way of thinking by the members of a group who believe that they are being wrongly attacked or criticized by others


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