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Abusive synonyms

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(Sports) Of or relating to a team having possession of a ball or puck:
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  1. (Sports) Of or relating to a team having possession of a ball or puck:
  2. Causing anger, displeasure, or resentment:
  3. Disagreeable to the senses:
Expressed in vulgar, coarse, or abusive language.
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  1. Expressed in vulgar, coarse, or abusive language.
  2. Maliciously insulting; slanderous, libelous, etc.
  3. Given to the use of vulgar, coarse, or abusive language.
Containing insult, or having the intention of insulting.
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  1. Containing insult, or having the intention of insulting.
Harsh, critical, or sarcastic in speech.
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  1. Harsh, critical, or sarcastic in speech.
  2. Using or characterized by severe, sharp, or harshly critical language
  3. Having an acrid or bitter wit. Often said of someone skilled at or given to insulting or belittling others.
(Obs.) Of or belonging to beasts; animal
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  1. (Obs.) Of or belonging to beasts; animal
  2. Plain and direct, although distressing in effect
  3. Disagreeably precise or penetrating:
Delighting in or feeling pleasure from the pain of others.
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  1. Delighting in or feeling pleasure from the pain of others.
Causing or tending to cause injury; harmful:
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  1. Causing or tending to cause injury; harmful:
  2. Offensive or insulting; hurtful:
  3. Injuring or likely to cause injury; harmful
(Obs.) Changed from a sound condition to an unsound one; spoiled; contaminated; rotten
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  1. (Obs.) Changed from a sound condition to an unsound one; spoiled; contaminated; rotten
  2. Deteriorated from the normal or standard
  3. Containing errors or alterations, especially ones that prevent proper understanding or use:
Rude in a contemptuous way; insulting and humiliating
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  1. Rude in a contemptuous way; insulting and humiliating
Inveighing; using, inclined to use, or characterized by strong verbal abuse
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  1. Inveighing; using, inclined to use, or characterized by strong verbal abuse
Expressing opprobrium; abusive; disrespectful
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  1. Expressing opprobrium; abusive; disrespectful
  2. Bringing disgrace; shameful or infamous:
  3. Expressing contemptuous reproach; scornful or abusive:
Of a malicious or slanderous nature; defamatory:
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  1. Of a malicious or slanderous nature; defamatory:
  2. (Archaic) Characterized by indecent or abusive language; coarse; vulgar
  3. Given to the use of vulgar, coarse, or abusive language.
Using, containing, or marked by harshly critical or irate language.
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  1. Using, containing, or marked by harshly critical or irate language.
Find another word for abusive. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for abusive, like: offensive, scurrilous, insulting, sharp-tongued, brutal, sadistic, injurious, corrupt, opprobrious, rude and cruel.