Synonyms for abusiveness
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : uh-byoo-siv|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈbyu sɪv|
Top 10 synonyms for abusiveness
Définition of abusivenessOrigin :
- 1530s (implied in abusively), originally "improper," from Middle French abusif, from Latin abusivus, from abus-, past participle stem of abuti (see abuse (v.)). Meaning "full of abuse" is from 1580s. Abuseful was used 17c., and Shakespeare has abusious ("Taming of the Shrew," 1594). Related: Abusiveness.
- As in oppression : noun misery, hardship
- The palm for abusiveness was, however, carried off by Nicholls and Jekyll.
- Extract from : « William Pitt and the Great War » by John Holland Rose
- Their crude productions, for the most part, were conspicuous rather for insolence and abusiveness than for logic or learning.
- Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 8 » by Various
- His answer to the offensive production flows with anger, and is harsh even to abusiveness.
- Extract from : « The Sonnets, Triumphs, and Other Poems of Petrarch » by Petrarch
Antonyms for abusiveness
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