Learn English – Synonym for vicious circle but without the negative flavour


Can you think of a word that is like a vicious circle, i.e. where it's difficult to say which thing creates the other, but not in a negative way? I know vicious circle also means that but it has a negative connotation.

Best Answer

Classic chicken-and-egg situation.

chicken-and-egg ADJECTIVE [ATTRIBUTIVE] Denoting a situation in which each of two things appears to be necessary to the other, making it impossible to say which came first.