abusive


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.
Related to abusive: Emotionally abusive
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Synonyms for abusive

Synonyms for abusive

of, relating to, or characterized by verbal abuse

Synonyms for abusive

expressing offensive reproach

Related Words

characterized by physical or psychological maltreatment

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
That caused a row and when Khawaja saw text messages from an ex-boyfriend, he accused her of cheating on him and became abusive.
Even though the exact reason was not found, it was clear from the observation that both men's and women's basketball teams were much more likely to report they had abusive coaches than any other sport.
Found guilty of using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour, which caused harassment, alarm or distress, on July 31.
SENIOR nurses at one of Wales' biggest casualty units are issuing Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (Asbos) to patients and visitors who cause disruption by unruly, drunken or abusive behaviour.
Unclenching our fists; abusive men on the journey to nonviolence.
London, Mar 22 ( ANI ): One in ten users of Facebook have received abusive or insulting messages, a new study has revealed.
Abusive bosses who target employees with ridicule, public criticism and the silent treatment not only have a detrimental effect on the employees they bully, but they have a negative impact on the work environment for the coworkers of these employees who suffer from "second-hand" or vicarious abusive supervision, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire.
Summary: Srinagar: Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrested three suspects Thursday for posting abusive comments and threats .
3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stop Abusive and Violent Environments, a victim-advocacy organization, is charging bias in the screening guidelines recently issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
POLICE want to trace a man who was twice abusive to travellers on the Midland Metro.
THOUSANDS of women will be trapped in abusive relationships this Christmas with many victims of financial abuse, it was revealed yesterday.
A SOLDIER set for Afghanistan will have to pay a total of pounds 300 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to using abusive behaviour.
Donald Eddy appeared before magistrates in the town yesterday charged with using threatening and abusive behaviour following an argument with another driver in Market Place last August.
Abusive head trauma quick reference; for health care professionals, social services, and law enforcement.
Jack Plum was born disfigured and labeled a monster by an abusive mother--but he's created a haven in his cellar, shared with his beloved pet pigs--and is happy until he meets neighbor Holly, who changes his world for the better until the outside intervenes.