Definitions for molestation
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the act of subjecting someone to unwanted or improper sexual advances or activity (especially women or children)
the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism
the act of molesting
the state of being molested
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Disturbance; uneasiness caused by vexation.
Etymology: molestia, Latin, from molest.
Though useless unto us, and rather of molestation, we refrain from killing swallows. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.
An internal satisfaction and acquiescience, or dissatisfaction and molestation of spirit, attend the practice of virtue and vice respectively. John Norris, Miscel.
Molestation refers to the act of subjecting someone to unwanted or improper sexual advances or activity, especially without their consent. It can involve a range of actions, from making unwanted sexual comments or gestures to engaging in assault or abuse. Molestation is illegal and punishable by law and is typically associated with long-term emotional and psychological effects on the victim.
the act of molesting, or the state of being molested; disturbance; annoyance
Etymology: [Cf. F. molestation.]
The numerical value of molestation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of molestation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
We’re going to have to figure — you know, there’s a difference between, you know, patting someone on the butt and rape or child molestation, right ? both of those behaviors need to be confronted and eradicated without question, but they should n’t be conflated, right ?
I do believe there’s a spectrum of behavior. There’s a difference between patting someone on the butt and rape orchild molestation, right ? Both of those behaviors need to be confronted and eradicated without question, but they should n’t be conflated.
How can conservative women hope to have any credibility on the subject of sexual harassment or relations between the sexes when they excuse the behavior of President Trump? and how can we participate in any conversation about sexual ethics when the Republican President and the Republican Party backed a man (Roy Moore) credibly accused of child molestation for the United States Senate?
She was very quick to defend her husband with the molestation scandal.
It has less to do with the social media backlash and more to do with the serious nature of the molestation revelations and whether the scenarios could have been prevented that really has America rethinking the Duggar appeal.
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