What is vicious circle?

  • (noun): An argument that assumes that which is to be proved.
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More definitions of "vicious circle":

  • (noun): One trouble leads to another that aggravates the first.
    Synonyms: vicious cycle

Famous quotes containing the words circle and/or vicious:

    There is all the difference in the world between departure from recognised rules by one who has learned to obey them, and neglect of them through want of training or want of skill or want of understanding. Before you can be eccentric you must know where the circle is.
    Ellen Terry (1847–1928)

    I hate all men, the ones because they are mean and vicious, and the others for being complaisant with the vicious ones.
    Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622–1673)