Monday, December 3, 2012

WORD OF THE DAY- Harassment



ha·rass·ment
noun /həˈrasm(ə)nt/  /ˈharəsm(ə)nt/ 
harassments, plural
1.Aggressive pressure or intimidation

a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented; "so great was his harassment that he wanted to destroy his tormentors"






the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism

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(harass) annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"





(harass) exhaust by attacking repeatedly; "harass the enemy"

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(harassed) annoyed: troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances; "harassed working mothers"; "a harried expression"; "her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions"; "the vexed parents of an unruly teenager"

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Harassment covers a wide range of offensive behaviour. It is commonly understood as behaviour intended to disturb or upset. In the legal sense, it is behaviour which is found threatening or disturbing. ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harassment





Harassment in the United Kingdom is a topic which in the past couple of decades has been taken increasingly seriously and has been the subject of a number of pieces of major legislation. ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harassment_(UK)





(The Harassed) The tenth season of Frasier originally aired between September 2002 and May 2003, beginning on September 9, 2002.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Harassed





(harass) To fatigue or to tire with repeated and exhausting efforts; To annoy endlessly or systematically; to molest; to put excessive burdens upon; to subject to anxieties

en.wiktionary.org/wiki/harass





(Harass) A small group of units that attack the enemy base to pick off workers or important structures. Also called a “drop” if the units are transported via Overlord, Medivac, or Warp Prism.

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(Harass) In the definition of "take" in the Endangered Species Act, means an act that actually kills or injures wildlife. ...

www.rcaam.org/educate/glos-ghi.htm





(Harass) To pester or annoy someone.

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(Harass) putting pressure on another player with units, usually in a highly mobile and hit and run fashion. Harassment can be conducted in a variety of ways with a variety of different goals. ...

failcraft.org/





(Harass) the enemy solo to the point that is us unwise to look for full conflict.

www.gamereplays.org/leagueoflegends/portals.php





Harassment of any person by a student of SMC. For the purposes of these policies, ‘harassment’ is: the use, display, or other demonstration of words, gestures, imagery, or physical materials, or the engagement in any form of bodily conduct, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ...

www.swissmc.ch/Terms/





The act of systematic and/or continued unwanted and annoying actions of one party or a group, including threats and demands.

www.bluelineassociates.net/glossary.htm





Use of our service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that harasses another is prohibited.

unselfishmarketer.com/tos_hosting.html





Harassment is a criminal offence under the Protection from Eviction Act 1977. The term refers to acts by a landlord or agent likely to interfere with the peace or comfort of a tenant or involve the withdrawal or withholding of services reasonably required for occupation. ...

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Unwelcome conduct in the workplace based on an individual's disability that creates an environment that makes it difficult for that person to work.

www.sedbtac.org/glossary.php





Behaviour or comments towards another person or group that are abusive, hurtful or unwelcome. Harassment can include name-calling, jokes, graffiti, insults, threats, rude treatment, or written, verbal, or physical abuse. ...

cupe.ca/faq/BE4845





both interpersonal acts of emotional or physical violence, and structural violence that stems from hetero- and gender-normativity within school systems and curricula, and among school personnel

www.advocatesforyouth.org/publications/publications-a-z/1828-…





can be based on the personal characteristics or physical appearance of a person or group (age, disability, ethnic or national origins, race or colour, sex) or on their beliefs, opinions or affiliations. ...

www.canterbury.ac.nz/complaints/define.shtml





To intentionally irritate or torment someone with annoyances, threats, or demands. (Also see Sexual Harassment)

www.careerkokua.org/glossary/





Harassment is illegal when it involves discriminatory treatment based on race, color sex (with or without sexual conduct), religion, national origin, age, disability or sexual orientation. Generally, the conduct must be sufficiently frequent or severe to create a hostile work environment. ...

www.dss.mil/eeo/terms_definitions.html





refers to any form of behaviour in relation to a protected attribute which is not wanted, not asked for and not returned and is likely to humiliate, offend, intimidate or distress the person(s) concerned.

www.deakin.edu.au/equity-diversity/definitions.php




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