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.’
    • ‘The Claimant had no option but to do this as the couple were suffering terrible harassment and intimidation.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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
    hassle
    badassery
    bedevilment
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Pronunciation:

harassment

/həˈrasmənt//ˈherəsmənt/