victimisation

Definitions of victimisation
  1. noun
    an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)
    synonyms: exploitation, using, victimization
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    blaxploitation
    the exploitation of black people (especially with regard to stereotyped roles in movies)
    sexploitation
    the commercial exploitation of sex or sexuality or explicit sexual material
    colonialism
    exploitation by a stronger country of weaker one; the use of the weaker country's resources to strengthen and enrich the stronger country
    neocolonialism
    control by a powerful country of its former colonies (or other less developed countries) by economic pressures
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    mistreatment
    the practice of treating (someone or something) badly
  2. noun
    adversity resulting from being made a victim
    synonyms: victimization
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    adversity, hard knocks, hardship
    a state of misfortune or affliction
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