molestation. 1. The persecution or harassment of someone, as in the molestation of a witness. 2. The act of making unwanted and indecent advances to or on someone, esp. for sexual gratification. — molest,vb. — molester,n.

child molestation.Any indecent or sexual activity on, involving, or surrounding a child, usu.

under the age of 14. See Fed. R. Evid. 414(d). [Cases: Infants 13. C.J.S. Infants §§ 5, 92–93, 95–98.]

[Blacks Law 8th]