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Definition of Victim


  1. A living being sacrificed to some deity, or in the performance of a religious rite; a creature immolated, or made an offering of.
  2. A person or thing destroyed or sacrificed in the pursuit of an object, or in gratification of a passion; as, a victim to jealousy, lust, or ambition.
  3. A person or living creature destroyed by, or suffering grievous injury from, another, from fortune or from accident; as, the victim of a defaulter; the victim of a railroad accident.
  4. Hence, one who is duped, or cheated; a dupe; a gull.
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Victim Translations

victim in Afrikaans is slagoffer
victim in Dutch is dupe, getroffene, slachtoffer
victim in German is Opfer, Opfer, Schlachtopfer
victim in Italian is sacrificio
victim in Norwegian is offer
victim in Swedish is offer