Definition of Molestation

1. Noun. The act of subjecting someone to unwanted or improper sexual advances or activity (especially women or children).

Generic synonyms: Sex Crime, Sex Offense, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault
Derivative terms: Molest



2. Noun. The act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism.
Exact synonyms: Harassment
Generic synonyms: Mistreatment
Specialized synonyms: Baiting, Badgering, Bedevilment, Torment, Worrying, Sexual Harassment, Ribbing, Tantalization, Tease, Teasing, Witch-hunt
Derivative terms: Harass, Molest

Definition of Molestation

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

Definition of Molestation

1. Noun. the act of molesting ¹

2. Noun. the state of being molested ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Molestation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Molestation

molehunts
molelike
molendinarious
moleomancy
moleoscopy
moleosophy
molerat
molerats
moles
moleskin
moleskins
molest
molestable
molestache
molestaches
molestation (current term)
molestations
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molester
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molesters
molestful
molesting
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molewarp
molewarps
molfile
molfiles
molgramostim
molies

Literary usage of Molestation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Memorandum on Unfair Competition at the Common Law by United States Federal Trade Commission (1916)
"Lord Halsbury also observed that " intimidation, violence, molestation, or the procuring of people to break their contracts are all of them unlawful acts. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Torts: Or the Wrongs which Arise Independently of by Thomas McIntyre Cooley, John Lewis (1907)
"This right to freedom from molestation extends not only to freedom from actual violence, but to freedom from insult, personal Indignities, or acts which ..."

3. Violence Against Womenby Joan Zorza, Civic Research Institute by Joan Zorza, Civic Research Institute (2004)
"... 12-10 Boy Scouts and sexual molestation by leader, 12-35-12-36 confession of ... 6-8 statute of limitations extension for child molestation, 10-29-10-30 ..."

4. A Treatise on the American Law of Landlord and Tenant by John Neilson Taylor (1887)
"Generally, molestation must amount to Prohibition of Enjoyment. — A mere personal wrong will not occasion a breach of this covenant; the molestation must be ..."

5. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"... a brief statement will be made of the and Parlia- origin oi the right ot freedom from personal molestation and personal legal arrest which, ..."

6. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"... without molestation, collected whatever supplies were to be found in the grounds of ... molestation ..."

7. Select Charters and Other Illustrations of English Constitutional History by William Stubbs (1900)
"... military command, as contrasted with one who merely holds a knight'a fee in land. Grith, immunity from molestation ; special frith or localised peace. ..."

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