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bully

A person who uses physical or psychological means or force to get his or her way, esp. by intimidating or hurting others who may be smaller or weaker.
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Even before the smoke had cleared, however, there was already talk about giving the bully a second chance, especially since he falls under the legal definition of a minor.
Participants mentioned for example that "yes [young children] bully but it is mostly unintentional bullying" and stressed that young children do not understand what they are doing and the impact their behaviour may have on others.
A bullied child Zainab Noor while talking to this scribe said, she felt scary of the child who used to bully her although an old best friend of her.
The following steps can be taken - ignore the bully and, if you can, try your best to ignore the bully's threats.
Eric watches Griffin bully David Hallenback, a socially awkward student in the same class.
This person has no interest in inflaming others and often will neither confront the bully nor report him or her.
Bullying behaviour could also be linked to low self-esteem, low self-worth, intolerance and conflicts at home.13 Children with HI are also found to be involved in teasing and harming others.13 It is also reported that children with personality problems are involved in bullying behaviour.13 Some children may bully others because they are simply unable to understand what sort of pain they are imposing upon their victim and the results of a few studies concluded that children with HI lack empathy.
Its menu includes five links to (1) What is bullying; (2) Are you a target of bullying; (3) Do you bully; (4) How can you help; (5) Join the cause against bullying.
Bullying usually happens when there is an imbalance of power -- the bully is either bigger in size, has superior knowledge or better in some activity, and desires to hurt the other person.
Recent research indicates that by the time students enter sixth grade, nearly 28 percent report having been targeted by a bully in the past year.
Kick starting a new peaceful anti-bullying campaign waged through "The Defenders" series of books, "The Defenders: Bully Patrol" follows some of the experiences of Matthew and older brother Tommy as they encounter bullying at school.
If you are being bullied it's important to remember that the bully's behaviour is a reflection of them, not you.