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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances;
- Example: "harassed working mothers"
- Example: "a harried expression"
- Example: "her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions"
- Example: "the vexed parents of an unruly teenager"
[syn: annoyed, harassed, harried, pestered, vexed]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Harass \Har"ass\ (h[a^]r"as or h[.a]*r[a^]s"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Harassed (h[a^]r"ast or h[.a]*r[a^]st"); p. pr. & vb. n. Harassing.] [F. harasser; cf. OF. harace a basket made of cords, harace, harasse,a very heavy and large shield; or harer to set (a dog) on.] To fatigue; to tire with repeated and exhausting efforts; esp., to weary by importunity, teasing, or fretting; to cause to endure excessive burdens or anxieties; -- sometimes followed by out. [1913 Webster] [Troops] harassed with a long and wearisome march. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Nature oppressed and harass'd out with care. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Vext with lawyers and harass'd with debt. --Tennyson. Syn: To weary; jade; tire; perplex; distress; tease; worry; disquiet; chafe; gall; annoy; irritate; plague; vex; molest; trouble; disturb; torment. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

harassed \harassed\ (h[a^]r"ast or h[.a]*r[a^]st"), adj. troubled persistently, especially with petty annoyances; as, harassed working mothers. Syn: annoyed, harried, pestered. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

harassed adj 1: troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances; "harassed working mothers"; "a harried expression"; "her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions"; "the vexed parents of an unruly teenager" [syn: annoyed, harassed, harried, pestered, vexed]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

42 Moby Thesaurus words for "harassed": annoyed, anxious, badgered, baited, bedeviled, beset, bothered, bugged, bullyragged, chivied, deviled, distracted, distrait, distressed, dogged, embarrassed, fretted, harried, haunted, heckled, hectored, hounded, inconvenienced, irked, needled, nipped at, persecuted, perturbed, pestered, picked on, plagued, put to it, puzzled, ragged, sore beset, teased, tormented, troubled, vexed, worried, worried sick, worried stiff