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harassment

[huh-ras-muh nt, har-uh s-muh nt] /həˈræs mənt, ˈhær əs mənt/
noun
1.
the act or an instance of harassing, or disturbing, pestering, or troubling repeatedly; persecution:
She sued her boss for sexual harassment.
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overharassment, noun
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n.

1753, from harass + -ment.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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