molestation molestation  /ˌmoʊ lɛ ˈsteɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of subjecting someone to unwanted or improper sexual advances or activity (especially women or children)
  2. (n) the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism

Usage(s):

  1. Already the mother of four from a marriage that was disintegrating, she would bear the teenager's daughter, but not before she ended up in prison on rape and molestation charges.
  2. Michael Jackson departs a hearing in his 2005 child-molestation trial at the Santa Barbara County Superior Court in California.
  3. He helped dig up dirt on one of the families accusing Michael Jackson of molestation.

News

  1. Enid man sentenced to 120 years for child sexual abuse, molestation

    ENID, Okla. — An Enid man who pleaded guilty in April to two counts of child sexual abuse and a single count of lewd molestation was sentenced Friday to 120 years in prison.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Enid News & Eagle

  2. Tulsa Man Convicted Of Rape, Molestation; Jury Recommends 3 Life Sentences

    A jury found a Tulsa man guilty of molestation and rape Friday. Phillip Borden is now facing a lengthy prison sentence.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KWTV News9

  3. Second child molestation case filed against former Oxnard commissioner

    A second case accusing a former Oxnard commissioner of felony child molestation was filed by prosecutors this week. William Preston Davis, a 68-year-old registered sex offender, was already in jail after his February arrest in a separate case.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star

Quotes

  1. "That is one word you don't want associated with your name," Rockett said. "Rape is right up there with murder and child molestation."
    on Jul 1, 2008 By: Rikki Rockett Source: USA Today

  2. In other e-mails, Karr said he was under federal investigation for "child murder and child molestation" in four states.
    on Aug 18, 2006 By: John Mark Karr Source: USA Today

  3. "The biggest single problem in these communities is that the women and the children are scared to death of complaining about the violence and the molestation," Mr Howard told the Ten Network. "And unless you get police on the ground, unless...
    on Jun 24, 2007 By: John Howard Source: NEWS.com.au

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