victimhood

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

victim +‎ -hood

Noun[edit]

victimhood (usually uncountable, plural victimhoods)

  1. The state or perception of being a victim.
    • 1999, Judith Viorst, Imperfect Control[1], →ISBN, page 219:
      Some can surmount their victimhood, and some can't.
    • the Nazis were the great artists of victimhood fiction., Timothy Snyder, The New York Times, June 14, 2018, How Did the Nazis Gain Power in Germany?