A victim of a mugging.
Victims of war; victims of an epidemic; victims of poverty.
The victim of a cruel hoax.
Victims of war.
An example of a victim is a person who was killed or robbed or otherwise had a crime committed against him.
An example of a victim is a person who was cheated out of money by a scam.
Other Word Forms
Origin of victim
- Latin victima
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- from the Latin victima, sacrificial animal