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double bind

noun

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a situation in which one has to choose between two or more equally unsatisfactory choices
  • the double bind faced by every politician: responding to scurrilous charges only gives them unwarranted publicity; not responding to such charges is often interpreted as an admission of guilt

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The first known use of double bind was in 1956

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“Double bind.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/double%20bind. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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