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 Meanings and Examples of VICTIM
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
victim
 n.  a person who has suffered the effects of violence, illness, or bad luck
Classic Sentence: (147 in 10 pages)
1  He did not even know whether any one else in the world felt as he did, or whether he was the sole victim of this mournful privilege.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
2  The Klan had acted to save the as yet unnamed victim from having to testify in open court.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
3  She was so evidently the victim of the civilization which had produced her, that the links of her bracelet seemed like manacles chaining her to her fate.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
4  He had meant to keep free from permanent ties, not from any poverty of feeling, but because, in a different way, he was, as much as Lily, the victim of his environment.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
5  By this time their destined victim appeared from his cabin.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
6  The Pequod's prows were pointed; and breaking up the charmed circle, she effectually parted the white whale from his victim.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
7  The woman who was paraded as a victim of violence was of bad character; her husband was a drunkard and a gambler.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In III
8  She was compelled by threats, if not by violence, to make the charge against the victim.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In III
9  The woman was a willing partner in the victim's guilt, and being of the "superior" race must naturally have been more guilty.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In III
10  But when the victim is a colored woman it is different.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In III
11  When the white man who is always the aggressor knows he runs as great risk of biting the dust every time his Afro-American victim does, he will have greater respect for Afro-American life.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VII
12  The victim was Tamoszius Kuszleika, who played the violin.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 8
13  Jurgis had gone with the desire to get into an inconspicuous corner and see what was done; but this attitude of silent and open-eyed attention had marked him out for a victim.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 8
14  Two years was the "statute of limitations," and after that the victim could not sue.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 12
15  The victim was an insurance agent, and he had lost a hundred and ten dollars that did not belong to him.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 25
Example Sentence: (135 in 10 pages)
16  The crash victim is now on a life-support machine.
17  The victim received head injuries from which she died a week later.
18  He claimed he was the victim of a dirty tricks campaign.
19  Torture always dehumanizes both the torturer and his victim.
20  The victim had been assailed with repeated blows to the head and body.
21  The killer smothered the victim with a pillow.
22  They paid an indemnity to the victim after the accident.
23  The victim suffered severe brain damage.
24  One hypothesis is that the victim fell asleep while driving.
25  The victim had been strangled with a belt.
26  He was the victim of a very brutal murder.
27  A postmortem showed that the victim had been poisoned.
28  Detectives believe that the victim knew his killer.
29  He had been the victim of a grievous injustice.
30  Disgusted onlookers claimed the driver was more concerned about his car than about the victim.