Definitions for stalking
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stalk, stalking, still hunt(noun)
a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush
the act of following prey stealthily
Hunting for game by moving silently and stealthily or by waiting in ambush
The crime of following or harassing another person, causing him or her to fear death or injury
Stalking is unwanted or obsessive attention by an individual or group toward another person. Stalking behaviors are related to harassment and intimidation and may include following the victim in person or monitoring them. The word stalking is used, with some differing meanings, in psychology and psychiatry and also in some legal jurisdictions as a term for a criminal offense. According to a 2002 report by the National Center for Victims of Crime, "Virtually any unwanted contact between two people [that intends] to directly or indirectly communicates a threat or places the victim in fear can be considered stalking" although in practice the legal standard is usually somewhat stricter.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Course of conduct directed at a specific person that involves repeated (two or more occasions) visual or physical proximity, nonconsensual communication, or verbal, written, or implied threats, or a combination thereof, that would cause a reasonable person fear.
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