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misused

verb
past tense of misuse

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1 to put to a bad or improper use
  • an actor who misused his considerable talent by appearing in too many lousy movies

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2 to inflict physical or emotional harm upon
  • sadly misused by the people he had trusted

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“Misused.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misused. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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