Adjective(1) expressing offensive reproach(2) characterized by physical or psychological maltreatment
(1) In fact, the NRA lent support to some of the most abusive criminal justice practices in effect today.(2) When chased by the teachers they just run through residents' gardens and if the residents complain they get the same foul and abusive language.(3) The order prevents him from harming or threatening anyone in the Mirfield area, using abusive or racist language or taking cars without consent.(4) The other victim came out and both girls shouted at them using extremely abusive language.(5) Women's Aid did not know why more women in violent and abusive relationships were seeking their help.(6) What they are not willing to do, however, is take part in what they view as an illegal and abusive occupation.(7) When you start to get abusive and insulting you have already lost the argument.(8) It is therefore of concern he admits to consuming a large amount of alcohol and to being extremely abusive to probation staff on release.(9) Essentially, the challenge is to catch abusive practices without catching harmless practices, to boot.(10) Residents complained the young people were using foul language, being abusive and playing ball games in the street into the early hours of the morning.(11) She struggled through divorce, life as a single parent, abusive relationships and another rocky marriage.(12) They say they have to put up with increased noise, foul and abusive language and a complete loss of privacy since the work was completed earlier this year.(13) When partners become abusive , violence becomes regular; sometimes family members kill each other.(14) The latest move to establish regional offices has created fears of a possible return to repressive and abusive practices.(15) Magistrates heard he was extremely abusive to the police and was warned.(16) Not that he was abusive , unkind or violent, he just expected more of her than she often felt she had to give.
(1) abusive language :: gagana faasaua
2. cruel ::
3. scurrilous ::
Different Formsabusive, abusively, abusiveness
English to Samoan Dictionary: abusive
Meaning and definitions of abusive, translation in Samoan language for abusive with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of abusive in Samoan and in English language.
Tags for the entry "abusive"
What abusive means in Samoan, abusive meaning in Samoan, abusive definition, examples and pronunciation of abusive in Samoan language.