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Meaning of HARASSMENT

Pronunciation:  hur'asmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism
  2. [n]  a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented; "so great was his harassment that he wanted to destroy his tormentors"
 

HARASSMENT is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: molestation, torment
 
 See Also: annoyance, badgering, baiting, bedevilment, chafe, mistreatment, ribbing, sexual harassment, tease, teasing, torment, vexation, witch-hunt, worrying

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Har"ass*ment\, n.
The act of harassing, or state of being harassed; worry;
annoyance; anxiety.

      Little harassments which I am led to suspect do
      occasionally molest the most fortunate.  --Ld. Lytton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aggravation, annoyance, annoyingness, bad news, bedevilment, bore, bother, botheration, bothering, bothersomeness, crashing bore, devilment, difficulty, disturbance, dogging, downer, drag, exasperation, fretting, harrying, headache, hounding, irking, irksomeness, irritation, McCarthyism, molestation, nuisance, oppression, persecution, perturbation, peskiness, pest, pestiferousness, plaguesomeness, problem, provocation, provoking, provokingness, red-baiting, tiresomeness, torment, tormenting, trial, trouble, troublesomeness, vexation, vexatiousness, vexing, victimization, wearisomeness, witch-hunt, witch-hunting, worriedness, worries and cares, worriment, worrisomeness, worry, worrying
 

 

 

 

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