victimiser

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n victimiser a person who victimizes others "I thought we were partners, not victim and victimizer"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Victimiser a swindler
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. victima, a beast for sacrifice, adorned with the fillet—vincīre, to bind.

Usage

In literature:

How well you endured being victimised!
"Henrietta's Wish" by Charlotte M. Yonge
I was wrong, but I was also victimised.
"The Lion's Share" by E. Arnold Bennett
Many princes, filled with wrath, have been victimised before the fire (of their enemies' wrath).
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
But he contrived to attach two clever rascals to himself, who helped to prolong the fraud and to victimise the public.
"Celebrated Claimants from Perkin Warbeck to Arthur Orton" by Anonymous
I always victimise a lion when I meet one.
"The Astonishing History of Troy Town" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
But they are victimised in yet another way by the money-greed of the middle-class.
"The Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844 with a Preface written in 1892" by Frederick Engels
I never felt so embarrassed in my life as when at the table of that cruelly-victimised man.
"The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional" by Father Chiniquy
I am very sorry you have been victimised.
"Roger Ingleton, Minor" by Talbot Baines Reed
Thanks for the good intention, but I can't let you be victimised any more.
"The Independence of Claire" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
I was born to be victimised, so I submit to the decrees of Fate.
"The Gorilla Hunters" by R.M. Ballantyne
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In poetry:

Whene'er I read some savage tale
Of punishment devised
By tyrants in an olden day,
When serfs were victimised,
I reverently tell myself:-
"Thank God, we're civilised!"
"The Age of Reason" by C J Dennis
Still, when I read some savage tale
Of punishment devised
By tyrants of an olden day,
When serfs were victimised,
I feel it in my heart to say -
"Thank God, we're civilised."
"The Age of Reason" by C J Dennis

In news:

French wealthy ' feel victimised by tax'.
French wealthy 'feel victimised by tax'.
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