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Definition 1: an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance - [noun denoting person]

(victim is a kind of ...) a person who suffers misfortune

(... is a kind of victim ) a person on whom another person vents their anger

"he resigned because his boss used him as a punching bag"

(... is a kind of victim ) a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence

"he fell prey to muggers" "everyone was fair game" "the target of a manhunt"

(... is a kind of victim ) someone you feel sorry for

(... is a kind of victim ) a victim who is murdered

(... is a kind of victim ) a victim of a mugging

"the law seems to give more protection to the mugger than to the muggee"

(... is a kind of victim ) one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion

(... is a kind of victim ) one who suffers for the sake of principle

(... is a kind of victim ) a person who is hunted

(... is a kind of victim ) someone injured or killed or captured or missing in a military engagement

(... is a kind of victim ) someone injured or killed in an accident

(... is a kind of victim ) someone who is punished for the errors of others

Definition 2: a person who is tricked or swindled - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for victim in the sense of this definition

(victim is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of victim ) a victim of ridicule or pranks

(... is a kind of victim ) a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

(... is a kind of victim ) a person easily deceived or cheated (especially in financial matters)

(... is a kind of victim ) a defenseless victim

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