Abusive Meaning and Definition


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Abusive meaning

Word: Abusive

How to pronounce: əˈbjuːsɪv

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Extremely offensive and insulting.

Example sentences: "He became quite abusive and swore at her"

2. Engaging in or characterized by habitual violence and cruelty.

Example sentences: "Abusive parents"

3. Involving injustice or illegality.

Example sentences: "The abusive and predatory practices of businesses"


Synonyms:

insulting

derogatory

obscene

humiliating

insolent

degrading

contumelious

offensive

obnoxious

vituperative

injurious

opprobrious

inhumane

brutal

cruel

forcible

violent


Derivations:

abusing

abused

abuse

abusively


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Abusive in Other Languages...

Spanish: Abusivo

German: Missbräuchlich

French: Abusif

Italian: Abusivo

Turkish: Küfürlü


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