microassault

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

micro- +‎ assault

Noun[edit]

microassault (plural microassaults)

  1. (sociology) A form or instance of microaggression involving purposeful discriminatory action, such as a verbal attack or avoidant behaviour.

Verb[edit]

microassault (third-person singular simple present microassaults, present participle microassaulting, simple past and past participle microassaulted)

  1. (rare) To engage in the practice of making microassaults.