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  • n. the act of molesting
  • n. the state of being molested

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of molesting, or the state of being molested; disturbance; annoyance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of molesting.
  • n. The state of being molested; annoyance; vexatious interference.
  • n. In Scots law, the troubling or harassing of one in the possession of his lands.

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

  • n. the act of subjecting someone to unwanted or improper sexual advances or activity (especially women or children)
  • n. the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism

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