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vic·tim·ize

 (vĭk′tə-mīz′)
tr.v. vic·tim·ized, vic·tim·iz·ing, vic·tim·iz·es
To make a victim of, especially:
a. To injure or kill.
b. To cheat or defraud.

vic′tim·i·za′tion (-tə-mĭ-zā′shən) n.
vic′tim·iz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.victimized - of personsvictimized - of persons; taken advantage of; "after going out of his way to help his friend get the job he felt not appreciated but used"
misused - used incorrectly or carelessly or for an improper purpose; "misused words are often laughable but one weeps for misused talents"
References in classic literature ?
She, poor innocent creature, is left to be victimized by an old man who has outlived his wits.
Lydgate pausing and looking at her began to feel that half-maddening sense of helplessness which comes over passionate people when their passion is met by an innocent-looking silence whose meek victimized air seems to put them in the wrong, and at last infects even the justest indignation with a doubt of its justice.
I 'll manage the old chap, and the horses too;" and opening the door, Tom vanished aloft, leaving poor victimized Polly to quake inside, while he placidly revelled in freedom and peanuts outside, with the staid old driver.
I remember the thought which occurred to me when some ingenious and spiritual foreigners came to America, was, Have you been victimized in being brought hither?
Cole said the need to help those that have been victimized by the situation is very cardinal, adding that he is currently working to ensure that owners of those houses that were destroyed can be given compensation.
Synopsis: After a gradual, decadelong rise that saw an average of 26% of Americans say a crime was committed against someone in their household within the past year, 22% now say their household was victimized.
The lawmen identified the two others as Chinese national Liu Xia and Korean Park Panho, who were also casino players victimized by the syndicate.
Earlier, Leader of the Opposition in Senate Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan raised the issue saying that the anchorperson was allegedly being victimized on making public the alleged lB list.
He had met all the expenditure to participate in the games at his own but the wrestling federation had victimized him by writing to association for cancelation of his medals that were purely owned by Pakistan.
We should have love and compassion for someone who was victimized, that has been a victim, that is still a victim, just like the Samaritan did," Bishop Lydia Mamakwa says, adding that the church will not be kept together by its "structures and institutions," but by "the kind of love the Samaritan showed to the person who was victimized [General Synod celebrates Indigenous Eucharist, anglicanjournal.
Camp Bancasi, Butuan City - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) deplored the New People's Army's (NPA) continued use of landmines that victimized even innocent civilians, according to Fourth Civil Military Operations (4th-CMO) chief Col.
A study conducted by a Stanford doctoral student found that people primed to feel powerful are quick to notice injustice when they're victims, but not so much when they benefit or when others are victimized.