HyperDic: harassment

English > 2 senses of the word harassment:
NOUNfeelingharassment, tormenta feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented
actharassment, molestationthe act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks / attacks and criticism
harassment > pronunciation
Soundshherae'smahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > harassment: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented.
Example"so great was his harassment that he wanted to destroy his tormentors"
Synonymtorment
Broaderannoyance, chafe, vexationanger produced by some annoying irritation
Spanishacoso, tormento
Catalanencalçament, turment
English > harassment: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks / attacks and criticism.
Synonymmolestation
Narrowerbadgering, worrying, torment, bedevilmentThe act of harassing someone
baitingharassment especially of a tethered animal
sexual harassmentunwelcome sexual behavior by a supervisor toward an employee
tease, teasing, ribbing, tantalizationThe act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule)
witch-huntsearching / searching out and harassing dissenters
BroadermistreatmentThe practice of treating (someone or something) badly
Spanishacoso, hostigamiento
Catalanassetjament
Verbsharassannoy continually or chronically

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