Definitions for victimization

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word victimization

Princeton's WordNet

  1. victimization(noun)

    adversity resulting from being made a victim

    "his victimization infuriated him"

  2. exploitation, victimization, victimisation, using(noun)

    an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)

    "capitalistic exploitation of the working class"; "paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization"

Wiktionary

  1. victimization(Noun)

    An act that victimizes or exploits someone

  2. victimization(Noun)

    Adversity as a result of being a victim

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Schuster:

    We found this persistent pattern across all the grades for bullying and victimization.

  2. Marilyn Manson:

    We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.

  3. Nathan Earl:

    Any type of outreach poster... regarding trafficking is typically the teenage girl with pigtails, just seeing that formally encourages that stigma that you are weak, that you are effeminate if you are a victim. There is still such a stigma attached to male victimization.

  4. Adrian Raine:

    If you lack fear, you ’re more likely to commit crime because you ’re not concerned about getting caught, and, if you ’re a fearless risk-taker, you ’re more likely to put yourself in social contexts where you run the risk of violence victimization, and have more accidents due to a reckless disregard for your own safety.


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