Synonyms for abused

Grammar : Verb
Spell : verb uh-byooz; noun uh-byoos
Phonetic Transcription : verb əˈbyuz; noun əˈbyus

Top 10 synonyms for abused Other synonyms for the word abused

Définition of abused

Origin :
  • mid-15c., agent noun from abuse (v.).
  • verb physically hurt or injure
  • verb use wrongly
  • verb attack with words
  • verb take advantage of
Example sentences :
  • It seems foolish to stay here, abused as I have been lately, and as I will be tomorrow.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • He had been abused in that way by passengers since the day of his birth.
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • There I lay, abused and neglected by all but my four friends.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • And it grieves me that you should have abused your knowledge to join me here.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • He shut me up, he half starved me, he struck me, and abused me.
  • Extract from : « The Coryston Family » by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The High Church party obtained the ascendancy and abused their power.
  • Extract from : « Bunyan » by James Anthony Froude
  • They have abused your hate who told you that Titian was jealous.
  • Extract from : « Poems » by William D. Howells
  • And Mary, she died, after bein' abused and deserted by that cussed husband of hers.
  • Extract from : « Cy Whittaker's Place » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Their meeting itself was illegal, and our license has been abused.
  • Extract from : « The Eternal City » by Hall Caine
  • They abused each other badly in their efforts to lay hold of his money-bags.
  • Extract from : « The Manxman » by Hall Caine

Antonyms for abused

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