ALL meanings of abusiveness

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  • noun abusiveness The quality of being abusive; rudeness of language, or violence to the person. (First attested in the mid 17th century.)1. 1
  • adjective abusiveness using, containing, or characterized by harshly or coarsely insulting language: an abusive author; abusive remarks. 1
  • adjective abusiveness treating badly or injuriously; mistreating, especially physically: his abusive handling of the horse. 1
  • adjective abusiveness wrongly used; corrupt: an abusive exercise of power. 1
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