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persecution
used in The Catbird Seat

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Definition
very bad and unfair treatment of others — usually because of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or political beliefs
  • It has taken the form of a persecution complex accompanied by distressing hallucinations.
  • "It is the nature of these psychological diseases," Mr. Fitweiler said, "to fix upon the least likely and most innocent party as the—uh—source of persecution.

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