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Synonyms for harassment
həˈræs mənt, ˈhær əs-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. harassment, molestation(noun)

    the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism

  2. harassment, torment(noun)

    a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented

    "so great was his harassment that he wanted to destroy his tormentors"

    Synonyms:
    defection, forsaking, abandonment, giving up, desertion

Wiktionary

  1. harassment(noun)

    Synonyms:
    torment, molestation

  2. harassment(noun)

    Persistent attacks and criticism causing worry and distress.

    Synonyms:
    torment, molestation

  3. harassment(noun)

    Deliberate pestering or annoying.

    Synonyms:
    torment, molestation

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How to use harassment in a sentence?

  1. Schuyler Moore:

    Her position would no doubt be that her tweet was First Amendment rights and that they can’t control what she does outside work, this wasn’t a sexual harassment claim and that this was just her speaking her mind. That it was not a violation of her morality clause because it requires actions, not speech.

  2. President John R. Broderick:

    While we constantly educate students, faculty and staff about sexual assault and sexual harassment, this incident confirms our collective efforts are still failing to register with some.

  3. Alexander Ellison:

    This was harassment by Phil Murphy, i didn't break the law.

  4. Chris Murphy:

    The increasing number of women coming forward suggests a pattern of repeated harassment and unacceptable behavior that is impossible to ignore.

  5. Chlo Sevigny:

    I would consider it Hollywood, was it sexual harassment? It’s such a fine line.

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