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Origin of victim
OTHER WORDS FROM victimvic·tim·hood, nounvic·tim·less, adjectivenon·vic·tim, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for victim
Twelve of the victims were on foot or two wheels, down from 15 last year in a city that has focused efforts on measures to protect vulnerable road users.Traffic counts fell during the coronavirus pandemic, but road fatalities still increased|Luz Lazo|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Essentially, it blames a victim a second time, and it works.Md. Senate committee holds hearing on bill to ban panic defense|Philip Van Slooten|February 8, 2021|Washington Blade
The victim was later identified as Dominic Anthony Nicholas Moye of Dumfries.
Kling and the detective went door to door and foundmore victims.
Covid, however, moved fast, burning through its victims not like the slow consumption of TB or the inner dissolution of cancer, but like a rapidly moving fire.The virus caused more than a pandemic. It set us all ablaze.|Philip Kennicott|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
And in so many of these events, the pattern of “blame the victim” was quickly in evidence.
And that realization comes at the cost of severe, public embarrassment for many, including the victim/proposed.
The victim, whom The Daily Beast is not naming, asked what Williams wanted and the pastor allegedly “reached in and grabbed him.”Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault|M.L. Nestel|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The episode that aired before it, which involved a campus rape victim, was highly controversial.'The Newsroom' Ended As It Began: Weird, Controversial, and Noble|Kevin Fallon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This fundamental conservative idea, that men are brutes so women better take care, is, itself, victim-blaming.
The virtuous statesman advanced to meet him, while his countenance proclaimed that he knew all, and sympathized with its victim.
Elizabeth left the blameless victim of all this wrath, standing in the middle of the floor.
He conspired against Richelieu, to whom he was indebted for much of his good fortune, and to whose resentment he fell a victim.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Forcing himself to believe that he had been the victim of some kind of illusory perception, he vigorously restrained his feelings.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
As he was about to descend the tree to feed upon his victim, his wicked eyes saw the hunters for the first time.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade