What is another word for persecution?

Need synonyms for persecution? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun
Hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs
“This, then, was the occasion of the first persecution of Christians under the Roman Empire.”
Noun
Hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs
Noun
An instance of fierce public criticism or opposition
more ❯
Noun
Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment, especially through the exercise of authority
Noun
Severe suffering, difficulty or privation
more ❯
Noun
A riot aimed at persecution or massacre of a particular ethnic or religious group, usually Jews
more ❯
Noun
The state of being enslaved or the practice of slavery
Noun
An indifference to suffering, or pleasure in inflicting suffering
more ❯
Noun
Cruel, violent or indecent treatment of a person or animal
Noun
The act of making timid or fearful or of deterring by threats
more ❯
Noun
The suffering of death on account of adherence to the one's faith, beliefs or cause
Noun
Search for suspects
Noun
An unjust, dishonest, or immoral act
more ❯
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
11-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021