molestation

  • 1 molestation — I noun abuse, aggravation, annoyance, bother, disturbance, ill treatment, ill usage, inconvenience, interference, interruption, intrusion, irritation, maltreatment, meddling, mistreatment, nuisance, oppression, persecution, vexatio, vexation II… …

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  • 2 Molestation — Mol es*ta tion, n. [Cf. F. molestation.] The act of molesting, or the state of being molested; disturbance; annoyance. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 molestation — [mɔlɛstɑsjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. XIVe; de molester, et ation. ❖ ♦ Rare. Action de molester; mauvais traitement, brutalité. ⇒ Persécution, tracasserie, vexation …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 molestation — (n.) c.1400, action of annoying or vexing, from O.Fr. molestacion vexation, harassing, and directly from M.L. molestationem (nom. molestatio), noun of action from pp. stem of molestare (see MOLEST (Cf. molest)). It meant the harassing of a person …

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  • 5 molestation — (mo lè sta sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. Action de molester. HISTORIQUE    XIVe s. •   Et [elles] li crient merci des molestations Et des grans batemens et des derisions, Girart de Ross. V. 2439.    XVe s. •   Par voie de fait ou de… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 6 molestation — noun Molestation is used before these nouns: ↑case Molestation is used after these nouns: ↑child …

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  • 7 molestation — n. child; sexual molestation * * * [ˌməʊle steɪʃ(ə)n] sexual molestation child …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 8 molestation — molest ► VERB 1) pester or harass in a hostile way. 2) assault or abuse sexually. DERIVATIVES molestation noun molester noun. ORIGIN Latin molestare annoy , from molestus troublesome …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 molestation — noun see molest …

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  • 10 molestation — See molest. * * * …

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  • 11 molestation — noun /mɒlɪˈsteɪʃən,ˌməʊlɪˈsteɪʃən,ˌmoʊlɪˈsteɪʃən/ a) the act of molesting b) the state of being molested …

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  • 12 molestation — mo·les·ta·tion || ‚məʊle steɪʃn n. annoyance, abuse, harassment; sexual harassment …

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  • 13 molestation — mo·les·ta·tion …

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  • 14 molestation — See: molest …

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  • 15 molestation — Interference with a church service or other meeting. Annoyance of, or interference with, a person, particularly where the victim is a child …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 16 molestation — noun 1. the act of subjecting someone to unwanted or improper sexual advances or activity (especially women or children) • Derivationally related forms: ↑molest • Hypernyms: ↑sexual assault, ↑sexual abuse, ↑sex crime, ↑sex offense 2. the act of… …

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  • 17 molestation clause — A provision in a separation agreement that the husband will not disturb, molest, or visit the home of the wife, except as business relations may require a visit. 24 Am J2d Div & S § 923. A comparable clause wherein the wife covenants that she… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 18 child molestation — n. Subjecting a child to any sexual advances, contact, or other activity. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000. child molestation Child m …

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  • 19 Pleasure of Molestation — Infobox Album | Name = Pleasure of Molestation Type = EP Artist = Hypocrisy Released = 1993 Recorded = March 1993, Studio Rockshop Genre = Death metal Length = 19:29 Label = Nuclear Blast Producer = Markus Staiger Reviews = Last album =… …

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  • 20 The Wacky Molestation Adventure — Эпизод South Park История о мерзком приставании The Wacky Molestation Adventure Вечеринка у Кайла дома. Сезон: Сезон 4 Эпизод: 416 (#64) Сценарист: Трей Паркер Режиссёр: Трей Паркер Вышел: 13 декабря 2000 г. И …

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