Associations to the word «Victim»

Wiktionary

VICTIM, noun. (original sense) A living creature which is slain and offered as human or animal sacrifice, usually in a religious rite; by extension, the transfigurated body and blood of Christ in the Eucharist.
VICTIM, noun. Anyone who is harmed by another.
VICTIM, noun. An aggrieved or disadvantaged party in a crime (e.g. swindle.)
VICTIM, noun. A person who suffers any other injury, loss, or damage as a result of a voluntary undertaking.
VICTIM, noun. An unfortunate person who suffers from a disaster or other adverse circumstance.
VICTIM, noun. (narratology) A character who is conquered or manipulated by a villain.
VICTIM BLAMING, noun. Alternative form of victim-blaming

Dictionary definition

VICTIM, noun. An unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance.
VICTIM, noun. A person who is tricked or swindled.

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