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. Darren Campo:

    AI can help stop harassment before it happens.

  2. Michael Bennett:

    Sexual harassment and misconduct are never acceptable.

  3. Tabith Awal:

    My workers and supporters are constantly facing harassment.

  4. Lee Wilhite:

    We do n’t tolerate harassment or bullying of any of our students.

  5. Chlo Sevigny:

    I would consider it Hollywood, was it sexual harassment? It’s such a fine line.

Images & Illustrations of Harassment

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