Synonyms of persecution in English:

persecution


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noun

1‘victims of religious persecution’

SYNONYMS
oppression, victimization, maltreatment, ill treatment, mistreatment, abuse, ill usage, discrimination, tyranny, tyrannization, punishment, torment, torture
pogrom
informal witch hunt
North American informal red-baiting

2‘the persecution I endured at school got worse as I got older’

SYNONYMS
harassment, hounding, harrying, badgering, teasing, bullying, molestation