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

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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 11 Aug. 2020.

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