Insulting or hurtful language, especially when used to threaten or demoralize:
cruel or inhumane treatment
Physical or psychological damage or injury:
Physically harmful treatment
Bad or harsh treatment
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
Find another word for ill-treatment. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ill-treatment, like: abuse, maltreatment, harm, molestation, mishandling, mistreatment, misusage, help, ill-usage, incarceration and sexual abuse.