"persecution" Definition


  1. n. The act or practice of persecuting; especially, the infliction of loss, pain, or death for adherence to a particular creed or mode of worship.
  2. n. The state or condition of being persecuted.
  3. n. A carrying on; prosecution.

Dictionary Stats for "persecution"

Position in dictionary: 73067 of 111710 words.
Word Types: n., n., n.,
Words that start with persecution: 1
Words that end with persecution: 1
Words that contain persecution: 1
Next words in dictionary: persecutor, persecutrix, perseid, perseus, persever
Previous words in dictionary: persecuting, persecuted, persecute, persecot, perscrutation

Definition of persecution

See all english dictionary definitions, the word type, and other useful information for the word "persecution". The definition of the word "persecution" is pulled from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. The meaning of this word, and other stats related to "persecution", including the position in the dictionary, the number of words that contain, start and end with, and stats related to this word are also extracted from this dictionary version.