HARASSMENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of harassment
Definition:
n. feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented; worry; annoyance; anxiety.
Example:
The facts seem to indicate that her harassment is the direct result of her employer's discriminatory attitude regarding her disability.
Sentence in Classic:
I do not know how far Sherlock Holmes took any sleep that night, but when I came down to breakfast I found him pale and harassed, his bright eyes the brighter for the dark shadows round them.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
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
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
Whatever occurs to harass her, usually settles in her legs; but on this occasion it mounted to the chest, and then to the head, and, in short, pervaded the whole system in a most alarming manner.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
For the town being split by factions, the Florentines, by now favouring one side and now the other, without incurring the suspicions of either, brought both to such extremities that, wearied out with their harassed life, they threw themselves at last of their own accord into the arms of Florence.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Fisher and bridge, and the latter at least had involved him in expenses from which he had been more than once rescued by harassed maiden sisters, who treasured the sonnets, and went without sugar in their tea to keep their darling afloat.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
They could and did harass and hamstring them with conflicting regulations about the operation of their business, the wages they must pay their servants, what they should say in public and private utterances and what they should write in newspapers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
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 Context
They judged it best that Lady Bertram should not be harassed by alarms which, it was to be hoped, would prove unfounded; but there was no reason why Fanny should not know the truth.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Once she went to her room and studied the cookbook during an entire evening, finally writing out a menu for the week, which left her harassed with a feeling that, after all, she had accomplished no good that was worth the name.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context
Dantes observed, however, that Faria, in spite of the relief his society afforded, daily grew sadder; one thought seemed incessantly to harass and distract his mind.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context