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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stalk, stalking, still huntnoun

    a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush

  2. stalk, stalkingnoun

    the act of following prey stealthily

Wiktionary

  1. stalkingnoun

    Hunting for game by moving silently and stealthily or by waiting in ambush

  2. stalkingnoun

    The crime of following or harassing another person, causing him or her to fear death or injury

Wikipedia

  1. Stalking

    Stalking is unwanted and/or repeated surveillance by an individual or group toward another person. Stalking behaviors are interrelated to harassment and intimidation and may include following the victim in person or monitoring them. The term stalking is used with some differing definitions in psychiatry and psychology, as well as in some legal jurisdictions as a term for a criminal offense.According to a 2002 report by the U.S. National Center for Victims of Crime, "virtually any unwanted contact between two people that 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.

ChatGPT

  1. stalking

    Stalking is a pattern of unwanted, intrusive, and threatening behavior directed towards a specific individual, causing fear, distress, and potential harm. This may involve constant surveillance, incessant phone calls, leaving unsolicited gifts, cyberstalking, or other intrusive approaches that violate an individual's sense of personal safety and privacy. It is considered a criminal act in many jurisdictions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stalking

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Wikidata

  1. Stalking

    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

  1. Stalking

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. stalking

    Stalking Meaning, Just like domestic violence, stalking is a crime of power and control. The term stalking means the act or crime of intentionally engaging and repeatedly following or harassing a behavior directed at a specific person in circumstances that would cause a reasonable person to fear injury or death, in particular, because of explicit or implied threats to his or her safety or the safety of others or suffering significant emotional distress. Stalking behavior is related to intimidation and intimidation and can follow or follow the victim personally. For Complete meaning, Types & Prevention, Visit: www.blissshine.com/meaning/stalking-meaning/


    Submitted by bliss_s on January 26, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stalking in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stalking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of stalking in a Sentence

  1. Bryan Freedman:

    Yet more lies from the same disturbed individual who has been stalking and menacing Wes, his family and his friends for years, as is well known, this person tried to extort Wes for millions of dollars and, after he refused to pay her a penny, launched an unceasing campaign of harassment against my client.

  2. Charles M. Schwab:

    All successful employers are stalking men who will do the unusual, men who think, men who attract attention by performing more than is expected of them.

  3. Kalia Lord:

    Stop Electromagnetic torture, Electronic harassment, and Gang Stalking in America!!! With Biden and Harris All lives matter Change IS our future!

  4. Helio Castroneves:

    I felt very much in control, I knew what my car was capable of doing, and I was just stalking, I guess, to make sure I had the right time to make it happen.

  5. Kevin Starke:

    I think the bondholders will move to have the judge prevent Sciens from being the stalking horse.

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