Definition of Victim

1. Noun. An unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance.




2. Noun. A person who is tricked or swindled.
Exact synonyms: Dupe
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Specialized synonyms: Butt, Goat, Laughingstock, Stooge, Chump, Fall Guy, Fool, Gull, Mark, Mug, Patsy, Soft Touch, Sucker, Lamb, Easy Mark, Sitting Duck
Derivative terms: Dupe, Victimise, Victimize, Victimize

Definition of Victim

1. n. A living being sacrificed to some deity, or in the performance of a religious rite; a creature immolated, or made an offering of.

2. n. A living being sacrificed to some deity, or in the performance of a religious rite; a creature immolated, or made an offering of.

Definition of Victim

1. Noun. (qualifier original sense) A living creature which is slain and offered as human or animal sacrifice, usually in a religious rite; by extension, the transfigurated body and blood of Christ in the Eucharist. ¹

2. Noun. Anyone who is harmed by another. ¹

3. Noun. An aggrieved or disadvantaged party in a crime (e.g. swindle.) ¹

4. Noun. A person who suffers any other injury, loss, or damage as a result of a voluntary undertaking. ¹

5. Noun. An unfortunate person who suffers from a disaster or other adverse circumstance. ¹

6. Noun. ''Narratology.'' A character who is conquered or manipulated by a villain. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Victim

1. one who suffers from a destructive or injurious action [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Victim

vicissitude
vicissitudes
vicissitudinary
vicissitudinous
vicissitudinously
vicissity
vicissy duck
vicomte
vicomtes
vicomtesse
vicontiel
vicontiels
vicount
vicounts
vicriviroc
victim (current term)
victimhood
victimhoods
victimisation
victimisations
victimise
victimised
victimiser
victimisers
victimises
victimising
victimization
victimizations
victimize
victimized

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