الفكر المأزوم

09:39 Nov 29, 2017
Arabic to English translations [PRO]
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
Arabic term or phrase: الفكر المأزوم
تكمن قوة التلبيس والاستقطاب في الفكر المأزوم في استنجاده المظهري بالمفاهيم
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This term appears regularly in a document dealing with the underlying causes of terrorism and civil unrest in the Middle East. I am not quite sure about what the term مأزوم means. It is also used with المجتمع as in: المجتمع المأزوم, and with الثقافة, as in: الثقافة المأزومة. I sincerely hope someone is able to help. Thank you
MHabib33
Local time: 16:56


Summary of answers provided
4perturbed / confused thinking
hassan zekry
4narrow-mindedness
Simone Fahim


  

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narrow-mindedness


Explanation:
The following is the definition of
أزِمَ:
ضاق واشتدّ قَحْطُه ، قلّ خيرُه

So, it may be translated to narrow-mindedness

Best wishes


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Simone Fahim
Egypt
Local time: 18:56
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you very much for your swift and helpful response, but I must admit that I am still struggling to understand exactly what the adjective مأزوم means. I just came across it in another context: أهلته التنزيلات الوقتية لطرق ومعالجة إشكالات كثيرة ظلت حتى ذلك الحين حكرا على الطرح المأزوم

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perturbed / confused thinking


Explanation:
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Note added at 1 hr (2017-11-29 11:11:02 GMT)
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I believe it fits also in other contexts!
بمعنى مرتبك / مرتبكة / مضطرب / مصطربة

hassan zekry
Local time: 18:56
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
PRO pts in category: 8
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you for your response. Would مأزوم also mean 'confused' in the other contexts I mentioned above (المجتمع المأزوم, الثقافة المأزومة, الطرح المأزوم)

Asker: Thank you for time and response.

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