Examples of victimize in a Sentence
They were victimized because of their religion.
victimized by a confidence man with a slick story
Recent Examples of victimize from the Web
Defense lawyers vigorously contested practically every aspect of the government’s case, presenting their clients as victimized by prosecutors and conniving witnesses.
Many of them feel victimized again by the recent firing of VA Secretary David Shulkin, who had promised to address longstanding problems with the VA’s handling of compensation claims.
This is because even if victimized by collusion, Reid would receive from the NFL team that signs him an amount of money consistent with his market value.
But Linda O'Dell, one of the victims, recalled Daly's deftness, at a time when victims of rape were often re-victimized by the law enforcement procedures that followed.
This is a human need and these people are being victimized.
Still, only a small fraction of the many women who came forward publicly to say they had been assaulted or otherwise victimized by Cosby were ever able to testify against him in criminal court.
Rizkou and other critics say people here have been victimized by businessmen who use government connections to gain control of the best land.
Panic problem The net neutrality rules didn't stop Panic and its customers from being victimized by the Comcast/Cogent battle—though perhaps that's because the FCC's current Republican leadership doesn't want those rules on the books at all.
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sell a bill of goods to, take for a ride, take to the cleaners;
VICTIMIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of victimize for English Language Learners
: to treat (someone) cruelly or unfairly
: to make a victim of (someone) : to harm or commit a crime against (someone)
VICTIMIZE Defined for Kids
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