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Synonyms for molestationmo·lesta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. molestationnoun

    the act of subjecting someone to unwanted or improper sexual advances or activity (especially women or children)

    Synonyms:
    harassment

  2. harassment, molestationnoun

    the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism

    Synonyms:
    harassment, torment

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  1. molestationnoun

    Synonyms:
    disturbance

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "molestation":

    harassment, indecency, defilement, brutality

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#29210torment
#44391molestation
#56679indecency
#98363defilement

How to use molestation in a sentence?

  1. Ashley Majeski:

    She was very quick to defend her husband with the molestation scandal.

  2. Jeetendr Sehdev:

    It has less to do with the social media backlash and more to do with the serious nature of the molestation revelations and whether the scenarios could have been prevented that really has America rethinking the Duggar appeal.

  3. Matt Damon:

    I do believe there’s a spectrum of behavior. There’s a difference between patting someone on the butt and rape orchild molestation, right ? Both of those behaviors need to be confronted and eradicated without question, but they should n’t be conflated.

  4. Mona Charen:

    How can conservative women hope to have any credibility on the subject of sexual harassment or relations between the sexes when they excuse the behavior of President Trump? and how can we participate in any conversation about sexual ethics when the Republican President and the Republican Party backed a man (Roy Moore) credibly accused of child molestation for the United States Senate?

  5. Matt Damon:

    We’re going to have to figure — you know, there’s a difference between, you know, patting someone on the butt and rape or child molestation, right ? both of those behaviors need to be confronted and eradicated without question, but they should n’t be conflated, right ?

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