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VICIOUS CYCLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does vicious cycle mean? 

VICIOUS CYCLE (noun)
  The noun VICIOUS CYCLE has 1 sense:

1. one trouble leads to another that aggravates the first

  Familiarity information: VICIOUS CYCLE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


VICIOUS CYCLE (noun)


Sense 1vicious cycle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

One trouble leads to another that aggravates the first

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Synonyms:

vicious circle; vicious cycle

Hypernyms ("vicious cycle" is a kind of...):

positive feedback; regeneration (feedback in phase with (augmenting) the input)


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