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Synonyms for harassment
həˈræs mənt, ˈhær əs-ha·rass·ment

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  1. harassmentnoun

    torment, molestation

  2. harassmentnoun

    Persistent attacks and criticism causing worry and distress.

    torment, molestation

  3. harassmentnoun

    Deliberate pestering or annoying.

    torment, molestation

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. harassment, tormentnoun

    a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented

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

    badgering, worrying, molestation, torture, anguish, bedevilment, agony, curse, torment

  2. harassment, molestationnoun

    the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism

    molestation, torment

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  1. Jack Dorsey:

    We want to take the burden of the work off the people receiving the abuse or the harassment.

  2. Katey Alatalo:

    Our job is to make astronomy feel safe for victims of harassment, of course, we need to punish the harassers, but we're junior scientists -- we cannot punish them; we're not in a position of power to do that.

  3. Kelvin Liu:

    We value diversity and strive to foster a workplace that offers inclusivity for everyone, there is no place in our company or industry, or any industry, for sexual misconduct or harassment of any kind.

  4. Sarah Seither:

    I have had my experiences with harassment, men flashing me or following me, but I run in honor of Ahmaud and his family as I can not even imagine the horror they went through losing Ahmaud doing a sport that everyone should have the right to do safely.

  5. Dennis Toner:

    I clearly would remember if we -- that is, if Tara and myself -- had any kind of conversation regarding sexual harassment allegations, let alone something involving Sen. Biden. It would stick in my mind. It would be burned in my mind, i don't understand it.

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