HARASSMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HARASSMENT
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 n.  feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented; worry; annoyance; anxiety.
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  After a time of worry and harassment, she decided to go to Wragby.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 19
2  So thought every harassed, hampered, respectable boy in St. Petersburg.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
3  Joe harassed him awhile, and then he got away and crossed back again.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
4  My dear count, you cannot imagine how my mind is harassed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks.
5  The fear of failure in these points harassed me worse than the physical hardships of my lot; though these were no trifles.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
6  It kept up a slow fire of indignation and a trembling trouble of grief, which harassed and crushed me altogether.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
7  Cathy and her brother harassed me terribly: he was as uncomplaining as a lamb; though hardness, not gentleness, made him give little trouble.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
8  With her mind harassed by the terrible perplexity in which the shipmaster's intelligence involved her, she was also subjected to another trial.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XXII. THE PROCESSION
9  He was free from that shame, which had usually harassed him after a fall; and he could look everyone straight in the face.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 12
10  These doubts fretted and harassed him, growing weaker or stronger from time to time, but never leaving him.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 8: Chapter 9
11  Bazarov went late to bed, and all night long he was harassed by disordered dreams.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
12  I was so harassed, so exhausted, that I would have cut my throat to put an end to it.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: IV
13  My harassed face struck me as revolting in the extreme, pale, angry, abject, with dishevelled hair.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: V
14  The first was put in the pound, the second was later on somewhat harassed before the councils of war as an accomplice.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
15  In this gayety of Paris, England cracked her whip; Lord Seymour's post-chaise, harassed by a nickname from the populace, passed with great noise.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE 16TH OF FEBRUARY, 1833
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  African-Americans have been complaining about police harassment for years.
2  They define sexual harassment as unwanted conduct of a sexual nature.
3  She has endured house arrest and continual harassment by the police.
4  One participant involved in training said people here have low self-esteem and must contend with almost daily harassment.
5  They have a policy of zero tolerance for sexual harassment.
6  Allegations of sexual harassment have led to disciplinary proceedings being taken against three naval officers.
7  She had been subjected to continual sexual harassment.
8  Mr Singh has strongly denied the allegations of sexual harassment.
9  Attitudes seem to be changing as a result of recent highly publicized cases of sexual harassment.
10  It takes a lot of nerve to report a colleague for sexual harassment.
11  Sexual harassment in the workplace is not a trivial matter.
12  We need effective strategies to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.
13  The amendment will force senators to show where they stand on the issue of sexual harassment.
14  Several women have complained of sexual harassment.
15  Employees are urged not to be shy about reporting incidents of sexual harassment.