What is another word for catch 22's?

1416 synonyms found


[ kˈat͡ʃ twˈɛntitˈuː z], [ kˈat‍ʃ twˈɛntitˈuː z], [ k_ˈa_tʃ t_w_ˈɛ_n_t_i_t_ˈuː z]

Synonyms for Catch 22's:

How to use "Catch 22's" in context?

Catch 22 is a term used in military and aviation terminology, usually referring to a bureaucratic predicament in which a means of satisfying a requirement conflicts with another requirement. For example, if a military unit needs a new weapon but cannot acquire a new supply of ammunition, they may be in a catch 22 situation.

The term can also be used metaphorically to describe a difficult or impossible situation. For example, if a person is stuck in a Catch 22 situation, they can neither progress nor retreat.

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