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catch 22

noun as in paradox

noun as in stalemate

noun as in no-win situation

noun as in catch-22

noun as in catch

noun as in flaw


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Example Sentences

Yeah, those books: The Things They Carried, The Hunters, Catch-22.

It can result in a Catch-22 for ambitious upstarts: internships offer a foot in the door—but at what economic cost?

This is an earnest book, a rare thing for a post-Catch-22 war novel of the literary ilk.

It is for sure a Catch-22, but who wants to be the person beating their head against the wall?

I have to say, of all possible reactions to Catch-22, this is one that makes least sense to me.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to catch-22, such as: contradiction, dilemma, lose-lose, paradox, and quagmire.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.