Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of victimizing, or the state of being victimized. Also spelled victimisation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An act that victimizes or exploits someone
  • noun Adversity as a result of being a victim

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun adversity resulting from being made a victim
  • noun an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)

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Examples

  • Mr. Karadzic rarely referred to specific allegations in the indictment, concentrating instead on what he described as the victimization of the Serbs in Bosnia and Croatia, which prompted them to take up arms.

    Karadzic: Serbs Acted in Self-Defense

  • Mr. Karadzic rarely referred to specific allegations in the indictment, concentrating instead on what he described as the victimization of the Serbs in Bosnia and Croatia, which prompted them to take up arms.

    Karadzic: Serbs Acted in Self-Defense

  • Karadzic rarely referred to specific allegations in the indictment, concentrating instead on what he described as the victimization of the Serbs in Bosnia and Croatia, which prompted them to take up arms.

    Fore, right!

  • Karadzic rarely referred to specific allegations in the indictment, concentrating instead on what he described as the victimization of the Serbs in Bosnia and Croatia, which prompted them to take up arms.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Representatives of the Latino community, however, said the lapse speaks more to what they called the victimization of a vulnerable population, one that is taught to respect members of the clergy and that fears ramifications - primarily deportation - of going to the police.

    Deep Thoughts

  • Representatives of the Latino community, however, said the lapse speaks more to what they called the victimization of a vulnerable population, one that is taught to respect members of the clergy and that fears ramifications - primarily deportation - of going to the police.

    Planet Atheism

  • The only way you can believe that citing Mary Cheney amounts to "victimization" is if you believe someone's sexual orientation is something shameful.

    10/14/2004

  • This kind of victimization is a regular part of a tramp’s life, and it will go on as long as people continue to give meal tickets instead of money.

    Down and Out in Paris and London

  • A child is much more at risk of sexual victimization from a member of the family, especially a stepparent, than a stranger.

    Hara Estroff Marano discusses A Nation of Wimps: The High Cost of Invasive Parenting

  • I recognize that just because a woman indulges in the fantasy, that doesn't mean she thinks victimization is right or wants it to happen in real life.

    Today's Book Review

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