harassed


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Synonyms for harassed

Synonyms for harassed

troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances

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His round blue eyes looked harassed behind his glasses.
There had been a remand, then assurances on the part of a harassed father, and the young man had gone out to bear the White Man's Burden overseas.
It may be a rough comforter: it may seem hard to be harassed with the cares of life when we have no relish for its enjoyments; to be goaded to labour when the heart is ready to break, and the vexed spirit implores for rest only to weep in silence: but is not labour better than the rest we covet?
From these general signs you will readily discern a family man, harassed by vexations in his own household, worried by annoyances at the ministry, yet philosopher enough to take life as he found it; an honest man, loving his country and serving it, not concealing from himself the obstacles in the way of those who seek to do right; prudent, because he knew men; exquisitely courteous with women, of whom he asked nothing,--a man full of acquirements, affable with his inferiors, holding his equals at great distance, and dignified towards his superiors.
But in Charlottetown harassed Queen's students thought and talked only of examinations.
At this Zeus was annoyed, but fulfilled his prayer because of his own promise; but to prevent him from enjoying any of the pleasures provided, and to keep him continually harassed, he hung a stone over his head which prevents him from ever reaching any of the pleasant things near by.
Deputations from all corners of the Union harassed him without cessation or intermission.
He bowed his head, and his handsome face assumed a harassed expression.
The girl reported the man to police with her grandmother saying that in September, he used to enter her room when her mother was at work and harassed her.
The district administration and the police had told the court that TMQ workers were neither being arrested nor harassed.
Although police refrained from sharing too many details, they said the report concerned a 15-year-old student who was harassed by her teacher.
According to local media, the Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution (BIPP) refused to release the youths who were arrested Monday, a day after a video clip showing the girls being harassed by the youths went viral on social media.
Wasim Sajjad counsel for the petitioner appeared and told the court former chairman PEMRA, Chaudhry Mohammad Rashid is being harassed by FIA.
30 am and all of the family members were harassed and made mentally tortured.
cop as he harassed his ex-girlfriend - and threatened to reveal videos of them having sex.