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- n. One who victimizes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who victimizes; a swindler. Also spelled victimiser.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who victimizes others
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Funny that Firefox doesn’t think victimizer is a word.
It would show that the line between the victim and the victimizer is razor-thin, that human beings, when the restraints are cut, are intoxicated by mass killing, and that war, rather than being noble, heroic and glorious, obliterates all that is tender, decent and kind.
This thought: that compassion does not stop at who was right or wrong, does not stop at feeling loving-kindness for the miserable and oppressed, does not stop at feeling the pain of the victim, while ignoring the pain of the victimizer, is a human expression of warmth, a human sunrise, our world desperately needs.
They are the victimizer, which is something I really don’t think you’ll ever understand unless we talk about nazis.
Rep. King: Hate crimes law creates 'sacred cows' that puts 'victimizer's focus on someone else.'
I especially don't want him to think of himself as either victim or victimizer in the precious, intimate space of playtime.
She played the victimizer when she was stirring hate during the campaign.
Power corrupts because it gives license to unconsciousness, and in so doing it not only destroys the growth opportunity of the victim of such imposition, but no less the growth opportunity of the victimizer.
These days, sometimes against my wishes, Otterness's hovering scene of victimizer and victim in the Geppetto piece forces me think about the darkest news: People hammering each other in Iraq, the sheer helpless terror of being hammered, the shame of association with the hammerers, the anger one can feel at those from the other side of the world who did the hammering here in New York on 9/11.
Researchers call this the “happy victimizer” phenomenon.