Adjective "harassment" definition and examples

(Harassment may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/həˈrasm(ə)nt//ˈharəsm(ə)nt/

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Definitions and examples

noun

Aggressive pressure or intimidation.
  1. 'This organisation should stop at once the harassments and intimidation of left wing militants.'
  2. 'He says that Safina activists continue to face harassment and persecution.'
  3. 'The state also grants us the right to pursue this belief without any form of persecution or harassment.'

More definitions

1. the act or an instance of harassing, or disturbing, pestering, or troubling repeatedly; persecution: She sued her boss for sexual harassment.

More examples(as adjective)

"violations can be harassment."

"suits can be harassment."