What does vicious cycle mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vicious circle, vicious cycle(noun)

    one trouble leads to another that aggravates the first


  1. Vicious Cycle

    Vicious Cycle is the tenth studio album by Lynyrd Skynyrd, released in 2003. It was the first album by the band following the death of original bassist Leon Wilkeson, the song Mad Hatter being a tribute in memory to him. He died during recording, but does appear on two songs, "The Way" and "Lucky Man". It included the single "Red, White & Blue" which peaked at *1 on the US charts. The CD booklet contains a recount by year of events in the band's history since 1964. In the album, Kid Rock features in the bonus track, a remake of "Gimme Back My Bullets".


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vicious cycle in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vicious cycle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kim Thomas:

    My clients won't be able to afford me. I can't make a living. It's a vicious cycle.

  2. Kriti Sharma:

    It's a vicious cycle. The medicine ran out and she got worse. It was too expensive for the family to get her treatment.

  3. Efraim Levy:

    Most consumers are not aware of positive changes at Sears or Kmart, you need to drive traffic. Otherwise you just keep on seeing lower and lower sales in a vicious cycle.

  4. Jamele Rigolini:

    Poverty can put you in a difficult state of mind, and a difficult state of mind can make it more difficult to escape poverty, this can be a self-reinforcing vicious cycle.

  5. John Kilduff:

    We're in a vicious cycle, with no sign of this glut in oil products disappearing anytime soon, while any cutback by refiners is backing up crude into the system. This tells me the rally is over.

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