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mishandling

noun

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mishandling

verb
present participle of mishandle

Synonyms & Antonyms of mishandling (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to inflict physical or emotional harm upon
  • having been shuffled from foster home to foster home, the orphaned girl felt she had been mishandled by an uncaring society

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3 to manage badly
  • we took over as soon as we realized that the fill-in had been mishandling the situation

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“Mishandling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mishandling. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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