chemical abuse


Definition of chemical abuse

: substance abuse The most valuable lesson that a college can teach students is to cherish their ability to think clearly and refrain from chemical abuse.Christian Science Monitor, 28 Feb. 2014 … the video uses actors and staged sequences to depict three different families suffering from chemical abuse.— Janice Ellinghausen, Video Review, May 1990

Other Words from chemical abuse

chemical abuser noun

First Known Use of chemical abuse

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Chemical abuse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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