- [C] 牺牲者,受害者,受骗者 a person, animal, or thing that suffers pain, death, harm, destruction
- an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
- a person who is tricked or swindled
- The victim was smothered to death.
- She fell an easy victim to his temptation.
- He was the victim of injustice.
Most of the victims were shot in the back while trying to run away.
One victim was swindled out of her life savings.
A fund was opened to help the victims of the earthquake.
- unsuspecting victim 轻信的受骗者
- accident victim 事故的遇难者
The victims were all children. Each child was manually strangled.出自：J. Wainwright
Jean..began falling victim to a series of minor illnesses.出自：I. Hamilton
Babel's characters..victims of their own foolishness as well as of the march of events.出自：Punch
45 per cent of youngsters claimed to be victims of racial harassment.出自：Times Educational Supplement
Proposed to recognize the victims of the..civil wars as political persecutees.出自：Journal of Refugee Studies
The street lights were out in the alley..victims of years of municipal neglect.出自：New York Review of Books
He fell (a) victim to the secret police.
- ☆ 15世纪晚期进入英语，直接源自古典拉丁语的vitcima，意为被杀用来做祭的人或动物。
- victim:victim n. 受害人, 牺牲者, 牺牲品习惯用语become the victim of (=fall a victim to) 成为...的牺牲品…