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Definition of Abusive

Abusive
Abusive A*bu"sive, a. [Cf. F. abusif, fr. L. abusivus.] 1. Wrongly used; perverted; misapplied. I am . . . necessitated to use the word Parliament improperly, according to the abusive acceptation thereof. --Fuller. 2. Given to misusing; also, full of abuses. [Archaic] ``The abusive prerogatives of his see.' --Hallam. 3. Practicing abuse; prone to ill treat by coarse, insulting words or by other ill usage; as, an abusive author; an abusive fellow. 4. Containing abuse, or serving as the instrument of abuse; vituperative; reproachful; scurrilous. ``An abusive lampoon.' --Johnson. 5. Tending to deceive; fraudulent; cheating. [Obs.] ``An abusive treaty.' --Bacon. Syn: Reproachful; scurrilous; opprobrious; insolent; insulting; injurious; offensive; reviling.

Meaning of Abusive from wikipedia

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- among others are tu quoque, cir****stantial, guilt by ****ociation, and abusive ad hominem. All of them are similar to the general scheme of ad hominem...
- disorder. It is often ****ociated with situations of power imbalance in abusive relationships, and may include bullying, gaslighting, and abuse in the...
- Abusive power and control (also controlling behavior and coercive control) is the way that an abusive person gains and maintains power and control over...
- beliefs. Instances can range from the denial by an abuser that previous abusive incidents occurred, to belittling the victim's emotions and feelings, to...
- century, though the usage in earlier times of the 13th century was not with abusive intent. The word **** is the oldest of words in use with early references...
- behavior causing injury, trauma, or other physical suffering or bodily harm. Abusive acts toward children can often result from parents' attempts at child discipline...
- The use of abusive language to another person is illegal in a small number of U.S. states. Offenders are typically charged with this offense in conjunction...
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