victim

victim
I noun casualty, complainant, complaining witness, hostia, injured, prey, quarry, sufferer, target, unfortunate person, unlucky person, victima II index cadaver, captive, corpse, patient, subject (object)

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  • Victim — or victims may refer to: * in criminology, the victim of a crime. * in forensics, the name (VICTIMS Identification Project) of the National Database for Unidentified Human Remains in the United States * in religion, an animal sacrifice or human… …   Wikipedia

  • Victim — Vic tim, n. [L. victima: cf. F. victime.] [1913 Webster] 1. A living being sacrificed to some deity, or in the performance of a religious rite; a creature immolated, or made an offering of. [1913 Webster] Led like a victim, to my death I ll go.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • victim — noun Etymology: Latin victima; perhaps akin to Old High German wīh holy Date: 15th century 1. a living being sacrificed to a deity or in the performance of a religious rite 2. one that is acted on and usually adversely affected by a force or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Victim blaming — is holding the victims of a crime, an accident, or any type of abusive maltreatment to be entirely or partially responsible for the unfortunate incident that has occurred in their life, oftentimes when the victim had performed no actions to… …   Wikipedia

  • Victim of Love — * Victim of Love (album) , an album and a song by Elton John, released in 1979 ** Victim of Love (Elton John song), a single from that album * Victim of Love (Bryan Adams song), a song by Bryan Adams * Victim of Love (song), a song by Erasure *A… …   Wikipedia

  • Victim Support — is a charity in England and Wales which aims to help victims and witnesses of crime by raising awareness of their needs and by delivering dedicated services to them. It was established in 1974. It is a national charity with branches in every… …   Wikipedia

  • Victim of Modern Age — was a musical group originating circa 2002 in Lake Charles, Louisiana After recording their first EP Self titled, the band was scooped up by Philadelphia Indie Label Universal Warning Records in 2001. The contract put them in touch with… …   Wikipedia

  • Victim disarmament — is a pejorative term used by Second Amendment and other advocates of an armed civil society to describe what they see as negative effects of gun control. The phrase may have originated in the booklet Myths about Gun Control published in December… …   Wikipedia

  • Victim Chant — is an album by Australian punk rock band Mouth. It was recorded at Birdland Studios in Melbourne by Lindsay Gravina. The album was released in 1993 on the Australian Destroyer label, and the German Subway label. It was reissued in 2005 by the… …   Wikipedia

  • Victim of Loving You — is Colonel Abrams fourth studio album released in 1995. While is album scored an underground club hit with the title track, it just missed making the Club Play chart. This was Abrams first and only album for Strictly Rhythm which inexplicably… …   Wikipedia

  • Victim impact statement — A victim impact statement is a written or verbal statement made as part of the judicial legal process, which allows a victim of crime the opportunity to speak during the sentencing of their attacker or at subsequent parole hearings. In some… …   Wikipedia

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