adjective see persecute

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • persecutory — See persecutee. * * * …   Universalium

  • persecutory — adjective of, or relating to persecuting or a persecution …   Wiktionary

  • persecutory — per·se·cu·to·ry pər sə kyü .tōr ē, pər sek yə , .tȯr ē adj of, relating to, or being feelings of persecution: PARANOID …   Medical dictionary

  • persecutory — adj. of or pertaining to feelings of persecution; being feelings of persecution …   English contemporary dictionary

  • persecutory — per·se·cu·to·ry …   English syllables

  • persecutory — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ kyəˌtōrē, ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌkyüd.ərē, pə(r)ˈsekyəˌtōrē adjective Etymology: persecute + ory : of or relating to persecution : persecutive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Persecutory delusions — (also known as querulent delusions[citation needed]) are a delusional condition in which the affected person believes they are being persecuted. Specifically, they have been defined as containing two central elements:[1] The individual thinks… …   Wikipedia

  • delusion of persecution — persecutory delusion a delusion that one is being attacked, harassed, cheated, persecuted, or conspired against; it is one of the subtypes of delusional disorder …   Medical dictionary

  • Diocletianic Persecution — The Christian Martyrs Last Prayer, by Jean Léon Gérôme (1883) The Diocletianic Persecution (or Great Persecution) was the last and most severe persecution of Christians in the Roman empire.[1] In 303, Emperor …   Wikipedia

  • Delusion — This article is about psychiatric condition. For the concept in Eastern spirituality, see Delusion (spirituality). Delusionism redirects here. For Wikipedia delusionism (also known as inletionism ), see meta:delusionism. See also: Delusional… …   Wikipedia

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