victimize - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈvɪktɪmaɪz/
present tense
I/you/we/theyvictimize
he/she/itvictimizes
present participlevictimizing
past tensevictimized
past participlevictimized
  1. to treat someone in a deliberately unfair way

    He claimed that he had been victimized by his boss.

derived word

victimization

 

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/ˌvɪktɪmaɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]