To harass is to bother or cause trouble for another person. This word carries a lot of weight because it’s often associated with illegal forms of behavior.
There are two ways to pronounce this word. In the United States, most people say "ha rass." People in other English-speaking countries put the accent on the first syllable and pronounce it "har ass."
Whatever way you pronounce the word, harassment is very bad behavior.
The word "harass" is a verb. The word "harassment" is a noun.
When one person forces himself or herself physically or mentally on another person, the word "harassment" is used. This is a serious charge, especially if the harassment is sexual in nature.
If anyone ever harasses you, make sure you tell somebody.
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March 8, 2014