What does Harassment mean?

Definitions for Harassmenthəˈræs mənt, ˈhær əs-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Harassment.

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


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Harassment in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Harassment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sally Forth, Jan. 28, 1991:

    If I ask a woman if she has suffered sexual harassment, could this be considered sexual harassment?

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The comedy stems out of the tragedy only ; a person who has not seen the humiliation, harassment and pain in life can’t be truly a good comedian.

  3. Marc Maiffret:

    Anybody could have written this, you are going to have a lot of people leveraging the stolen data that is available online for harassment and fraud.

  4. Rob Bliss:

    I simply wanted to capture street harassment in a very intimate, close-up way in the real world and have people talk about it, i just wanted to lay it all bare.

  5. Susannah Grant:

    Anita Hill voice completely altered how we, as a nation, talk about sexual harassment in the workplace. ... It took( sexual harassment) from something of an insiders' legal conversation to a large national conversation.

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