anguish, pain, torture, botheration, worrying, molestation, pestering, bothering, torment, feelings, agony, badgering, curse.
aggravation (part of speech: noun)
threat (part of speech: noun)
After two years of harassment
by right- wing political groups, Stanford decided his research was too controversial and terminated his funding.
- "Syndrome", Thomas Hoover.
Rosalie was uncommonly active, and flew about here and there, much to the harassment
of the Pole, who repeatedly wiped his forehead, and observed that it was warm work, and put him in mind of the last sad battle for La Pologne.
- "Night and Morning, Volume 3", Edward Bulwer Lytton.
Adam came down the nave somewhat reluctantly, his countenance showing signs of evident preoccupation and harassment.
- "God's Good Man", Marie Corelli.