A course of conduct that a person knows will cause distress, intimidation or humiliation to another person, or violates another’s dignity or which is likely to do so.

Explanation attempts (86)

28 Oct 2012 17:01
quote Harassment applies to behaviour which encroaches on anothers rights. By making someone else uncomfortable either sexually, physically etc. unquote
29 Oct 2012 14:28
quote Harassment means to continually abuse someone either physically or verbally. unquote
29 Oct 2012 15:20
quote To be bothered by a person/people over a period of time about a certain aspect of your persona. unquote
30 Oct 2012 11:06
quote A person might suffer harassment if their life was being deliberately made difficult by some action of some other party - e.g. stalking, phone calls, trespassing etc. It would usually be repeated behaviour. unquote
30 Oct 2012 16:14
quote Being troubled physically or verbally unquote
30 Oct 2012 18:01
quote To harass someone is like bothering them but stronger and more agressive than bothering, it could be verbal or physical. unquote
30 Oct 2012 18:24
quote abusing and breaching someone's privacy without consent unquote
30 Oct 2012 20:33
quote A person is being unreasonably and regularly bothered by someone else. unquote
30 Oct 2012 21:04
quote It means that a person is tormenting another person unjustly. unquote
30 Oct 2012 21:57
quote Someone repeatedly trying to force you to do something after you've clearly stated no. unquote
30 Oct 2012 22:13
quote continually annoying, provoking or insulting someone intentionally or unintentionally unquote
31 Oct 2012 10:04
quote To pursue someone against their wishes unquote
31 Oct 2012 14:10
quote Continuing to communicate with someone against their wishes. unquote
31 Oct 2012 14:16
quote When one person won't leave another person alone, when they are persistent in following them and communicating with them despite the communication being unwanted. unquote
31 Oct 2012 14:41
quote When someone tries to impose themselves on another in a way in which the other is made to feel uncomfortable or threatened. unquote
31 Oct 2012 14:55
quote Someone has been bothered to the extent they are now upset. They may have been made to feel uncomfortable, frightened or annoyed. unquote
31 Oct 2012 17:51
quote It is when you are harrassed byy someone. They won't leave you alone and are annoying. unquote
31 Oct 2012 20:43
quote Harassment can be verbal or pyhsical Constantly following around, or verbal contact, on a person that does not want your communcation. The person tells you not to contact them, but you contiune to do so in a menacing way. unquote
1 Nov 2012 17:33
quote When someone affects another person by constantly bugging them, e.g. by following them around or if sexual, when touching someone constantly. unquote
20 Nov 2012 23:17
quote Continually unwanted and unwarranted contact with a person which makes them feel uncomfortable, threatened or unsafe. unquote
20 Nov 2012 23:58
quote An act against another person designed to humiliate, undermine or negatively impact an individual to such an extent that the behaviour becomes unacceptable in law. unquote
21 Nov 2012 06:56
quote The persuit of upsetting another by your own actions, making them feel uncomfortable. This can be verbal, written, or expressed. This can be as little as two occasions. unquote
21 Nov 2012 10:08
quote When one or more people contact someone with the intention of intimidating or scaring them, either online or in person. unquote
21 Nov 2012 19:07
quote intrusive or intimidating behaviour. unquote
21 Nov 2012 21:33
quote Causing distress by carrying out actions towards someone, trying to interact with them or get them to respond in some way, pestering them, harming their property or invading their privacy. Making someone fear for their personal safety. unquote
23 Nov 2012 13:31
quote being approached by another person more than once without my consent unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:36
quote sustained form of contact with a person or company who does not wish to be contacted unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:38
quote Persistent un-looked for behaviour. unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:39
quote When someone excessively follows/stalks another person to the point where said person feels intimidated. This can either be once or infinite amount of times unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:55
quote Persistent and consistent bullying/targeting/attacking of another person. unquote
14 Nov 2013 22:49
quote Intimidating someone and making then uncomfortable unquote
14 Nov 2013 23:01
quote Causing someone emotional distress, bothering them unquote
14 Nov 2013 23:16
quote this means being subject to forward behavior which you have not consented to... unquote
15 Nov 2013 11:37
quote When a person pesters another in a way which is not warranted or required by the second person. Can be seen as menacing by someone on the receiving end of the attention. unquote
15 Nov 2013 16:00
quote When somebody has caused unwanted attention or persistent annoyance to somebody else, whether it's emotional or physical. unquote
15 Nov 2013 18:17
quote Bullying or other unwanted interactions, term normally associated with the workplace but applies to general life. There are many types of harassment, from pestering someone and making them uncomfortable, sexually harassing/making lewd comments/inappropriate jokes/unwanted touching and sexual attention, bullying, etc. unquote
15 Nov 2013 19:25
quote Persistant Physical, Sexual or Verbal abuse to the same individual over a period of time unquote
15 Nov 2013 23:41
quote When someone inflicts pain onto an other. unquote
15 Nov 2013 23:42
quote continuation or repetition of an action after the defendant has made clear that they do not want the offender to continue. unquote
16 Nov 2013 07:53
quote Doing something to a person that they don't want or dislike or makes them feel uncomfortable. To bother or annoy someone. unquote
16 Nov 2013 12:02
quote When someone continuously bothers/aggravates another person despite being asked to stop. unquote
16 Nov 2013 20:37
quote Harassment refers to causing discomfort and stress to another party, knowing and unknowingly. May take the form of sexual, verbal, emotional, etc. Also bullying and lewd comments, among other such things. unquote
17 Nov 2013 10:44
quote Harassment is continuous imposition of an individuals personal space often to the point in which the person feels uncomfortable or threatened. unquote
17 Nov 2013 12:07
quote Being pressurized into making comments you do not wish to make. unquote
17 Nov 2013 13:19
quote Anti-social behaviour, causing harm verbally/physically. unquote
17 Nov 2013 15:45
quote The persistent bothering of a person, be it physically or mentally. unquote
17 Nov 2013 17:07
quote Intimidating someone. Can be either physical or verbal. unquote
17 Nov 2013 17:19
quote Repeated, unwanted acts which cause someone discomfort and stress, like stalking or blackmail. unquote
17 Nov 2013 18:01
quote The undesired and repeat attention to another individual, either through physical or mental acts. unquote
17 Nov 2013 18:21
quote is a negative terrm, to intimidate someone by continually trying to contact or get to them. unquote
17 Nov 2013 19:18
quote annoy someone unquote
17 Nov 2013 20:08
quote When you interact with someone else in a verbal or physical manner they don't like and do that consistently. unquote
17 Nov 2013 20:12
quote Bothering people, by either physical or verbal means. This could be either in person or through email/text etc. unquote
17 Nov 2013 23:04
quote When a person has another person stalking/harassing them without the persons consent. unquote
17 Nov 2013 23:37
quote When a person is bothering or irritating another person unquote
18 Nov 2013 13:59
quote If an individual won't leave someone else alone. The person they are doing this too doesn't want this. unquote
18 Nov 2013 15:17
quote Unwanted attention or actions against a person on more than one occasion unquote
18 Nov 2013 19:46
quote Badgering someone, annoying or confronting someone without a justifiable reason. unquote
19 Nov 2013 08:24
quote When you continue to annoy somebody in a way that makes their life difficult eg stalking, random phone calls etc.. unquote
19 Nov 2013 09:06
quote Constant pestering or aggrivation to someone unquote
5 Nov 2014 15:04
quote Harassing e.g sexually unquote
8 Nov 2014 12:13
quote Annoying, irritating, irrational unquote
8 Nov 2014 13:51
quote For example, when you split up with someone and that one person doesn't leave you alone unquote
10 Nov 2014 19:39
quote Being inappropriate around another person. Asking them for things or physical contact with them where the feeling is not mutual unquote
10 Nov 2014 21:06
quote Somebody picking on an individual verbally or physically unquote
10 Nov 2014 21:27
quote This means someone is being harassed, this could be due to someone being stalked for example. unquote
11 Nov 2014 16:44
quote A term used to describe unwanted contact, usually abusive, to a group or individual. It could be physical or verbal. unquote
4 Nov 2015 18:35
quote If someone does something offensive to another human without their permission to do so. It can be mental or physical. unquote
5 Nov 2015 18:44
quote Harassment is also used in law, harassment is where someone is where someone is recovering I wanted attention from someone else. This could be verbally or physical. This can be done online or in person, the term can also be seen as bullying or blackmail unquote
5 Nov 2015 19:42
quote Someone who is giving someone else a hard time either mentally or physically unquote
9 Nov 2015 22:35
quote When a person is stalking/following/annoying another person who does not want them too. It is essentially when someone does not leave another person alone even when asked too unquote
16 Nov 2015 13:14
quote Unnecessary behaviour towards an individual or group that causes harm or discomfort. It can take many forms such as sexual harassment. It is a way a criminal can unsettle their victim and cause stress. unquote
19 Nov 2015 13:27
quote When somebody is pursues a person continuously and will not leave them alone unquote
21 Nov 2015 10:25
quote When the person is being threatened or upset unquote
21 Nov 2015 11:06
quote Unwanted attention unquote
21 Nov 2015 11:33
quote Continuning to behave in a certain way that another person has asked to stop or is not comfortable with unquote
22 Nov 2015 17:34
quote the act when someone is communicating with you in a way makes you scared and fearful unquote
22 Nov 2015 20:23
quote Annoying someone unquote
23 Nov 2015 12:43
quote To annoy, make someone uneasy, with the intent to do so, when they have asked you to stop. unquote
6 Dec 2015 10:15
quote Where someone has been caused annoyance/distress by a third party either by verbal or physical actions unquote
8 Nov 2016 20:47
quote constantly hassling someone that does not want the attention unquote
9 Nov 2016 20:56
quote When someone or a group of people try and get you to do something you don't want to do unquote
14 Nov 2016 17:08
quote Giving someone a lot of unwanted attention unquote
14 Nov 2016 17:59
quote This means any form of threatening either physical or verbal unquote
14 Nov 2016 20:23
quote To perform violent, upsetting or otherwise damaging (physically or emotionally) actions against another person. unquote
14 Nov 2016 22:25
quote Being bothered by someone on a regular basis unquote


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