abusive definition

  • adjective:
    • described as incorrect or wrongful usage: abusive using public resources.
    • Using or containing insulting or coarse language: eventually reprimanded the abusive colleague.
    • Causing physical injury to another: abusive punishment.
    • regarding or exercising intimate misuse.
    • becoming physically harmful; described as repeated physical violence.
    • Wrongly utilized; perverted; misapplied.
    • provided to misusing; in addition, filled with abuses.
    • Practicing misuse; at risk of ill-treat by coarse, insulting terms or by various other ill usage
    • Containing abuse, or serving because the tool of abuse; vituperative; reproachful; scurrilous.
    • Tending to deceive; fraudulent; cheating.
    • articulating offensive reproach
    • described as real or psychological maltreatment
  • others:
    • Practising misuse; making use of harsh terms or ill-treatment: because, an abusive writer; an abusive fellow. Described as or containing punishment; marked by contumely or ill use; harsh; ill-natured; injurious.
    • Marked by or filled with abuses; corrupt: because, an abusive workout of power.
    • Misleading, or tending to mislead; used by misuse; improper.
    • Synonyms and Insolent, insultiug, offensive, scurrilous, ribald, reproachful, opprobrious, reviling.

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