What does molest mean?

Definitions for molestməˈlɛst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. molest(verb)

    harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to

  2. harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke(verb)

    annoy continually or chronically

    "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"


  1. molest(Verb)

    To physically abuse, (occasionaly also means sexually especially regarding a minor )

  2. molest(Verb)

    To annoy intentionally

  3. molest(Verb)

    To disturb or tamper with.

  4. Origin: From molesten, from molester, from molestare, from molestus, from moles; see mole.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Molest(verb)

    to trouble; to disturb; to render uneasy; to interfere with; to vex

  2. Molest(noun)


Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Molest

    mō-lest′, v.t. to trouble.—ns. Molestā′tion, state of being molested: annoyance; Molest′er.—adj. Molest′ful. [Fr. molester—L. molestāremolestus—moles, mass, difficulty.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of molest in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of molest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ruben Papian:

    Is there someone who passively watches his children growing up? We constantly and maximally invest ourselves into our children to realize our vision of happiness. But not for us - for those children. It’s not enough that we molest ourselves, so we have to molest the children as well…

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