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harassment


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Harassment  \Har"ass*ment\,  n. 
  The  act  of  harassing,  or  state  of  being  harassed;  worry; 
  annoyance;  anxiety. 
 
  Little  harassments  which  I  am  led  to  suspect  do 
  occasionally  molest  the  most  fortunate.  --Ld.  Lytton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  harassment 
  n  1:  a  feeling  of  intense  annoyance  caused  by  being  tormented; 
  "so  great  was  his  harassment  that  he  wanted  to  destroy 
  his  tormentors"  [syn:  {torment}] 
  2:  tormenting  by  continued  persistent  attacks  and  criticism 
  [syn:  {molestation}] 




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