victim


victim

noun

Definition of VICTIM

1
a person or thing harmed, lost, or destroyed <helped the victims of the fire>
Synonyms fatality, loss, prey, victim
2
a person or thing that is the object of abuse, criticism, or ridicule <the victim of schoolyard teasing>
3
something offered to a god <the Aztecs are believed to have sacrificed thousands of victims annually to the sun>

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