chemical abuse

noun

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 Monitor28 Feb. 2014
  • … the video uses actors and staged sequences to depict three different families suffering from chemical abuse.
  • —Janice EllinghausenVideo ReviewMay 1990

chemical abuser

noun

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1969

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