Definition of Abusing:
physically hurt or injure
Synonyms of Abusing:
● Beat up
● Cut up
● Mess up
● Rough up
● Shake up
● Bang up
● Bung up
Opposite/Antonyms of Abusing:
● Care for
Sentence/Example of Abusing:
The long history of abuse and erasure has sparked ongoing movements from Indigenous communities, some of which have garnered more attention in recent years, like the Standing Rock protests.
None of it was earmarked for substance abuse programs, they said.
There is a similar pattern when it comes to drug and alcohol abuse.
San Diego County has had a Citizens’ Law Enforcement Review Board for decades, which was established by a voter initiative in 1990 following a series of allegations of abuse in county jails.
With a composite handle that has yet to show any sign of wear after months of abuse, it’s meant to take a beating.
However, I continued to make art about abuse as a way to both transmute my own pain and to be a voice for women who were silenced, or dead.
No one should ever have to go through the horrifying abuse and injustice that Sterling experienced.
The media makes a big deal out of abuse of power and acting like the big shot.
Reports of illegal drug and alcohol abuse dogged Maradona, who was known to have a hearty appetite for the party scene.
As a result, any influence of despair on alcohol abuse may be difficult to pick up statistically.