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misuse

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of misuse

  1. incorrect or improper use the warranty for this dryer is null and void if you subject the product to deliberate misuse Synonyms of misuse abuse, misapplication, misemployment, misusage, misutilization, perversion Words Related to misuse mishandling, mismanagement, mismanaging; ill-treatment, ill-usage, maltreatment, mistreatment; damage, destruction, ruin, spoiling, wrecking; corruption, debasement, desecration, profanation, prostitution Near Antonyms of misuse application, employment, use, utilization


misuse

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of misuse

  1. 1 to put to a bad or improper use an actor who misused his considerable talent by appearing in too many lousy movies Synonyms of misuse abuse, misemploy, misapply, pervert, profane, prostituteWords Related to misuse degrade, twist; mismanage; corrupt, debase, desecrateNear Antonyms of misuse apply, employ, use, utilize; respect

  2. 2 to inflict physical or emotional harm upon sadly misused by the people he had trusted Synonyms of misuse brutalize, bully, ill-treat, ill-use, kick around, maltreat, manhandle, mess over [slang], mishandle, mistreat, abuseWords Related to misuse molest, outrage, violate; harass, harm, hurt, injure, oppress, persecute, torment, torture; burn, sandbag, victimize, wrong; beat (up), mess (up), rough (up), work (over)Near Antonyms of misuse care (for), cherish, foster, nurture; baby, cater (to), coddle, favor, gratify, humor, indulge, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil



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