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abusive

[uh-byoo-siv]
adjective
1.
using, containing, or characterized by harshly or coarsely insulting language: an abusive author; abusive remarks.
2.
treating badly or injuriously; mistreating, especially physically: his abusive handling of the horse.
3.
wrongly used; corrupt: an abusive exercise of power.

Origin:
1575–85; < Late Latin abūsīvus. See abuse, -ive

abusively, adverb
abusiveness, noun
nonabusive, adjective
nonabusively, adverb
nonabusiveness, noun
overabusive, adjective
overabusively, adverb
overabusiveness, noun
unabusive, adjective
unabusively, adverb
unabusiveness, noun
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abusive (əˈbjuːsɪv)
 
adj
1.  characterized by insulting or coarse language
2.  characterized by maltreatment
3.  incorrectly used; corrupt
 
a'busively
 
adv
 
a'busiveness
 
n

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abusive
1530s (in abusively), originally "improper," from Fr. abusif (fem. abusive), from L. abusivus, from abusus, pp. of abuti (see abuse). Meaning "full of abuse" is from 1580s. Abuseful was used 17c., and Shakespeare has abusious ("Taming of the Shrew," 1594).
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