ill-usage

noun
ill-us·​age | \ ˈil-ˈyü-sij How to pronounce ill-usage (audio) , -zij\

Definition of ill-usage

: harsh, unkind, or abusive treatment

First Known Use of ill-usage

1593, in the meaning defined above

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