Definitions for Harassmenthəˈræs mənt, ˈhær əs-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ha•rass•menthəˈræs mənt, ˈhær əs-(n.)

  1. the act of harassing.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. the fact of being harassed.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. harassment, torment(noun)

    a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented

    "so great was his harassment that he wanted to destroy his tormentors"

  2. harassment, molestation(noun)

    the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. harassment(noun)ɚˈæsmənt

    regular and cruel or unreasonable behavior toward sb

    sexual harassment; harassment in the workplace


  1. harassment(Noun)

    Persistent attacks and criticism causing worry and distress.

  2. harassment(Noun)

    Deliberate pestering or annoying.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harassment(noun)

    the act of harassing, or state of being harassed; worry; annoyance; anxiety


  1. Harassment

    Harassment covers a wide range of behaviours of an offensive nature. It is commonly understood as behaviour intended to disturb or upset, and it is characteristically repetitive. In the legal sense, it is intentional behaviour which is found threatening or disturbing. Sexual harassment refers to persistent and unwanted sexual advances, typically in the workplace, where the consequences of refusing are potentially very disadvantageous to the victim.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. harassment

    An incident in which the primary objective is to disrupt the activities of a unit, installation, or ship, rather than to inflict serious casualties or damage.

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