abusion

noun
plural -s

Definition of abusion

obsolete
: abuse, misuse specifically : abuse of the truth : deception

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First Known Use of abusion

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abusion

Middle English abusioun, from Middle French abusion, from Latin abusion-, abusio, from abusus (past participle of abuti to misuse, abuse) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Abusion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abusion. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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