What is another word for Catch-22?

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A difficult situation from which there is no escape because it involves mutually conflicting or dependent conditions
“Self-diagnosis is dodgy at best and when it comes to trying to determine whether you are a cyberchondriac, it's bit of a Catch-22 situation.”
A thing that provides resistance, delay, or obstruction to something or someone
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A difficult, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation
A seemingly absurd or contradictory statement or proposition which when investigated may prove to be well founded or true
A situation in which the solution to one problem creates a chain of problems, each making it more difficult to solve the original one
A mark, blemish, or other imperfection which mars a substance or object
A situation, typically one involving opposing parties, in which no progress can be made
In a tight spot
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