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maltreated

adjective

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maltreated

verb
past tense of maltreat

Synonyms & Antonyms of maltreated (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to inflict physical or emotional harm upon
  • a manager fired for maltreating the staff with needless insults
  • a home for children who have been deprived and maltreated

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“Maltreated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/maltreated. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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