ClogThe first meaning of the term harass that mentions the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) in his dictionary alludes to harm or poison with cough (poison, poison). The most common use of the concept, however, is associated with pressure or overwhelm someone.

For example: “The company’s strategy consists of harassing debtors with phone calls, visits and court notifications”, “As a coach, I try not to harass the players with indications in the middle of the matches “, “I think we should not burden children with so many academic and extracurricular obligations”.

When a person is harassed, he feels burdened by Pressure that someone exercises over it or that is generated by a certain concern or requirement. Suppose a singer divorces her husband in the middle of an infidelity scandal. The news generates that many mass media want to have the testimony of the figure. In this way, when she leaves her house, dozens of journalists approach her violently and ask her many questions at the same time, placing microphones next to her face and photographing her constantly. This attitude of the press workers does nothing but harass to the singer, who tries to escape the harassment.

The economic problems they can also harass a person. A man can feel harassed when he owes money to three different banks, is unemployed, and has to pay rent on his house to avoid being left on the streets. The discomfort can even be physical, with headache, stomach problems and neck pain, to name a few possibilities.

The many synonyms that we can find of the term harass dictionaries can be of great help to us to understand the nuances of their meaning and their applications; Let’s see some of them below: whip, harass, prod, harass, tire, goad, annoy, fatigue, bother, pester, annoy, pester, insist, annoy, harass, press, urge, compel, warn and urge. On the other hand, two of its antonyms are calm and reassure.

ClogFrom this long list we can focus on the most common words, those that are usually part of everyday speech, to further explain the words sensations that characterize the action of harassing. Maybe the term disturb It is the broadest of all those exposed in the previous paragraph, and that is why it is adequate to understand in which group of reactions a person is found when they are harassed.

Insistence is another feature of harassment; for example, if an individual stuns another with a series of questions, without taking into account the effect that this has on him and repeating his speech unnecessarily or too often. There are certain nuances that separate the insistence that seeks to encourage someone to do something that they like and are interested in and that which generates a nuisance, a burden.

If we focus on the verb to oppress, also present in the previous list, we can explain the feeling of suffocation that is usually generated by the harassment in the recipient. It is an inability to think clearly, a lack of oxygen (both figuratively and literally), which can also be described with the terms «overwhelm, anguish“Or” suffocation. “

As a consequence of this action there is a condition fatigue, generally characterized by a lack of clarity in making decisions. Choking someone is subjecting them to a situation that is not pleasant for them; While it is not always done intentionally, the results can be just as negative. When the cause is a loved one, there is at least the possibility of asking them to stop; in business, protocol makes things difficult.