ALL meanings of abusively

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  • noun abusively In an abusive manner; rudely; with abusive language. (First attested in the mid 16th century.)1. 1
  • adjective abusively using, containing, or characterized by harshly or coarsely insulting language: an abusive author; abusive remarks. 1
  • adjective abusively treating badly or injuriously; mistreating, especially physically: his abusive handling of the horse. 1
  • adjective abusively wrongly used; corrupt: an abusive exercise of power. 1
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