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Noun: victimization  ,vik-tu-mu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,vik-tu-mI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. Adversity resulting from being made a victim
    "his victimization infuriated him"
  2. An act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)
    "paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization";
    - exploitation, victimisation [Brit], using

Derived forms: victimizations

Type of: adversity, hard knocks, hardship, mistreatment

Encyclopedia: Victimization