Definition of victimhood in English:



  • The state of being a victim.

    ‘the society nurtures a sense of victimhood’
    • ‘It seems some people repel friends by choosing to wear an air of paranoid victimhood.’
    • ‘As a playwright, he ultimately refuses to endorse the language of victimhood.’
    • ‘Here are instances of unadulterated female victimhood, yet the silence of the feminists is deafening.’
    • ‘They're like storm troopers who manage to go through life weeping for their own victimhood while bullying everybody around them.’
    • ‘They are seen as people struggling to find a way to end their continual victimhood at the hands of outside powers.’



/ˈviktəmˌho͝od/ /ˈvɪktəmˌhʊd/