victim mentality

noun

Definition of victim mentality

  1. :  the belief that one is always a victim :  the idea that bad things will always happen to one

Word by Word Definitions

victimplay
  1. :  one that is acted on and usually adversely affected by a force or agent : such as

    :  one that is injured, destroyed, or sacrificed under any of various conditions

    :  one that is subjected to oppression, hardship, or mistreatment

mentalityplay
  1. :  mental power or capacity :  intelligence

    :  mode or way of thought :  outlook


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