English version

siege mentality

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsiege mentalitysiege mentalityWORRIEDthe feeling among a group of people that they are surrounded by enemies and must do everything they can to protect themselves siege
Examples from the Corpus
siege mentalityHer fervour and her depiction of a siege mentality do not transfer too easily to Britain.He is said to have siege mentality.
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