Definition of harassment in English:

harassment

noun

  • Aggressive pressure or intimidation.

    ‘they face daily harassment by the police’
    • ‘The harassment and persecution of Tamils in Sri Lanka has in no way abated in recent years.’
    • ‘He says that Safina activists continue to face harassment and persecution.’
    • ‘The state also grants us the right to pursue this belief without any form of persecution or harassment.’
    • ‘The Claimant had no option but to do this as the couple were suffering terrible harassment and intimidation.’
    • ‘This organisation should stop at once the harassments and intimidation of left wing militants.’
    persecution, harrying, pestering, badgering, intimidation, bother, annoyance, aggravation, irritation, pressure, pressurization, force, coercion, molestation
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