Examples of mistreat in a Sentence
They accuse him of mistreating his wife.
She claimed she had been mistreated by the police.
Recent Examples of mistreat from the Web
His mother, Cheri, has often said he has been mistreated in the media.
Whitehurst ultimately left under a cloud and surrendered his license in 2016, but only after a male colleague complained that Whitehurst mistreated him.
In 1929, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published Claude G. Bowers’ The Tragic Era: The Revolution after Lincoln, which continued the picture established by Thomas Dixon of corrupt Northerners mistreating the South in the wake of Civil War.
The New York Times reported this month that Mr. Ford had been accused at Morgan Stanley of padding his expense account and mistreating his assistants, according to people close to the bank and to Mr. Ford.
Here, a handy and uplifting directory of qualified, deserving women replacing the men accused of mistreating women in the workplace.
In this op-ed, writer Fabienne Josaphat explains the history of Haiti, and how it has been mistreated by politicians long before President Donald Trump's recent remarks.
Women, stand up for women. Don’t allow yourself to be mistreated.
This ability makes other humans fear and mistreat the orogenes, while also wanting to exploit them.
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First Known Use of mistreat
Synonymsbrutalize, bully, ill-treat, ill-use, kick around, maltreat, manhandle, mess over [slang], mishandle, abuse, misuse
Related Wordsmolest, outrage, violate; harass, harm, hurt, injure, oppress, persecute, torment, torture; burn, sandbag, victimize, wrong; beat (up), mess (up), rough (up), work (over)
Near Antonymscare (for), cherish, foster, nurture; baby, cater (to), coddle, favor, gratify, humor, indulge, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil
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