sexual abuse

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sexual abuse

n.
Criminal sexual activity, especially that involving a victim below the age of sexual consent or incapable of sexual consent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sexual abuse - a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat; "most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault"
molestation - the act of subjecting someone to unwanted or improper sexual advances or activity (especially women or children)
ravishment, rape, assault, violation - the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
regulatory offence, regulatory offense, statutory offence, statutory offense - crimes created by statutes and not by common law
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Translations
pohlavní zneužívání
seksuelt misbrug
pohlavné zneužitie

sex

(seks) noun
1. either of the two classes (male and female) into which human beings and animals are divided according to the part they play in producing children or young. Jeans are worn by people of both sexes; What sex is the puppy?
2. the fact of belonging to either of these two groups. discrimination on the grounds of sex; (also adjective) sex discrimination.
ˈsexist adjective
showing contempt for the other sex. a very sexist remark.
ˈsexless adjective
neither male nor female.
sexual (ˈsekʃuəl) adjective
concerned with the production of young or children. the sexual organs.
ˈsexually adverb
ˈsexy adjective
having sex appeal.
sexual abuse noun
taking advantage of someone sexually in a cruel way.
sex appeal
the quality of being attractive to people of the other sex. That actress has sex appeal.
sexual harassment noun
touching someone or demanding to have sex with a person against her/his will, or making sexual remarks about a person.
sexual intercourse
the sexual activity between a man and woman that is necessary for the producing of children.
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In October 2012, he presented ITV documentary The Other Side Of Jimmy Savile, which first revealed the DJ to be a serial sexual abuser.
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He also highlighted that fact that Jackson was an incredibly talented artist with an incredible gift but was also a paedophile and a child sexual abuser.
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Vangheluwe is the only admitted sexual abuser among the disgraced bishops and risks being defrocked if the Vatican should decide to impose the stiff punishment that Catholic critics of the hierarchy say is needed.
Whether it is through the client's experiences of sexual abuse or history of being a sexual abuser, the counselor is exposed to sexual information and often to vivid images of deviant sexual behavior.
When this attack is partially averted and exposed, the scandal of the pope as sexual abuser is accentuated by that of would-be murderer.
Although 25% of the sexually abused boys also had been physically abused by their sexual abuser, physical findings tend to be rare in abused boys.
Before the jury retired to consider their verdicts,Judge Dutton told them the prosecution case was that Lloyd was a serial sexual abuser of girls ``having cultivated and groomed them, then betrayed their trust''.