Vicious circle


Vicious circle

Vicious circle may refer to:
*Virtuous circle and vicious circle, a complex of events that reinforces itself through a feedback loop toward greater instability; some examples:
**Begging the question, a kind of logical fallacy
**Positive feedback, in science
**Cycle of violence

Music:
*Vicious Circle (music label), a Hard Dance music label
*Vicious Circle (punk band), an Orange County hardcore punk band
*Vicious Circle (hip hop band), UK rap duo
*"Vicious Circle" (L.A. Guns album), a 1995 album by L.A. Guns
*"Vicious Circle" (Zero Boys album), 1982 record by Zero Boys
*"Vicious Circle," a 1989 album by the British punk band, The Vibrators
*"Vicious Circle", a song by Lou Reed from the 1976 album "Rock and Roll Heart"
*"Vicious Cycle" (album), 2003 album by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Film:
*"Vicious Circle" (1996 film) [http://www.videodetective.com/movies/VICIOUS_CIRCLE/trailer/P00572971.htm] [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118078/] directed by Scott Farrell
*"Vicious Circles" (1997 film) [http://www.videodetective.com/movies/VICIOUS_CIRCLES/trailer/P00104742.htm] directed by Alexander Whitelaw
*"Vicious Circle" (2008 film)

Other:
*Vicious Circle (comics), a fictional character group from the "Savage Dragon" comic book series
*"", an HBO comedy special featuring Dane Cook
*Vicious Cycle Software, a company
*Algonquin Round Table, whose members referred to themselves as "the Vicious Circle"


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  • vicious circle — or ,vicious cycle noun singular a process in which the existence of a problem causes other problems, and this makes the original problem worse: the vicious circle of unemployment and homelessness ─ opposite VIRTUOUS CIRCLE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • vicious circle — A vicious circle is a sequence of events that make each other worse someone drinks because they are unhappy at work, then loses their job... Vicious cycle is also used …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • vicious circle — UK / US or vicious cycle UK / US noun [singular] a process in which the existence of a problem causes other problems, and this makes the original problem worse the vicious circle of unemployment and homelessness …   English dictionary

  • vicious circle — also .vicious cycle n [singular] a situation in which one problem causes another problem, that then causes the first problem again, so that the whole process continues to be repeated …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • vicious circle — n. 1. a situation in which the solution of one problem gives rise to another, but the solution of this, or of other problems arising from it, brings back the first, often with greater involvement: also vicious cycle 2. a situation in which one… …   English World dictionary

  • vicious circle — principle …   Philosophy dictionary

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  • vicious circle — noun 1. one trouble leads to another that aggravates the first (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑vicious cycle • Hypernyms: ↑positive feedback, ↑regeneration 2. an argument that assumes that which is to be proved • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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