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tr.v. mo·lest·ed, mo·lest·ing, mo·lests
1. To disturb, interfere with, or annoy: "Adams warned them not to molest American ships engaged in lawful commerce" (Walter McDougall).
a. To subject (a child) to sexual contact.
b. To subject (an adult) to unwanted sexual contact.

[Middle English molesten, from Old French molester, from Latin molestāre, from molestus, troublesome.]

mo′les·ta′tion (mō′lĕ-stā′shən) n.
mo·lest′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.molester - someone who subjects others to unwanted or improper sexual activities
offender, wrongdoer - a person who transgresses moral or civil law
fondler - a molester who touches the intimate parts of the victim; "the woman charged that her jailer was a fondler"; "not all fondlers are sexual perverts"
مُضايِق او مُتَحَرِّش جِنْسِيَّا
člověk někoho sexuálně obtěžující
človek, ktorý pohlavne zneužíva iného
sarkıntılık yapan kimse


[məˈlɛstər] nauteur m d'une agression sexuelle


(məˈlest) verb
to annoy or interfere with. The children kept molesting her.
molester noun
a person who abuses someone sexually. The child molester was found guilty.
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Te sientas a perder el tiempo, tienes una foto de perfil, escribes en los muros y te molesta gente que ni conoces.
Polymers nanofibers as vehicles for the release of the synthetic sex pheromone of Grapholita molesta (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae)
Asi, con simpatia, la exposicion es amable, y cuando hay aversion se torna molesta.
One of the pest species students learnt about is the aquatic pest plant, salvinia molesta which creates a physical barriers to aquatic and semi-aquatic animals, restricting their movements and breeding activities," Mrs Finch said.
Growth of Salvinia molesta as affected by water temperature and nutrition.
Survey and evaluation of egg parasitoids for the control of Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and Grapholita molesta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
Toleramos lo que nos molesta o incomoda, pero con lo que mantenemos, en palabras del filosofo aleman Jurgen Habermas, un "disenso racional persistente", un desacuerdo que no podemos solucionar con razones.
This explain that the differences in turbidity value among all the treatment is too little but the most effective plant that used in this technology is Salvinia Molesta sp.
Y a la pregunta de si le molesta el titulo de "Papa negro" que se le otorga habitualmente a la maxima autoridad de los jesuitas, respondio: "Eso es bastante reciente; viene de la Unificacion de Italia.
Verbo derivado del sustantivo bully: aquella persona indeseable que acosa, molesta y ofende fisica o verbalmente a otra, a causa de diferencias fisicas, religiosas, de raza, genero, sexualidad, etcetera.