[huh-ras, har-uh s] /həˈræs, ˈhær əs/
verb (used with object)
to disturb persistently; torment, as with troubles or cares; bother continually; pester; persecute.
to trouble by repeated attacks, incursions, etc., as in war or hostilities; harry; raid.
(transitive) to trouble, torment, or confuse by continual persistent attacks, questions, etc
1610s, from French harasser “tire out, vex,” possibly from Old French harer “set a dog on,” and perhaps blended with Old French harier “to harry, draw, drag” [Barnhart]. Originally “to lay waste, devastate,” sense of “distress” is from 1650s. Related: Harassed; harassing.
[huh-ras-muh nt, har-uh s-muh nt] /həˈræs mənt, ˈhær əs mənt/ noun 1. the act or an instance of , or disturbing, pestering, or troubling repeatedly; persecution: She sued her boss for sexual harassment. n. 1753, from harass + -ment.
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