To use wrongly and improperly
To harm irreparably through inept handling; make a mess
To hurt or injure by maltreatment
mishandle - in what degree is the present situation down to the mishandling of past difficult situations by Lord Carey?
mishandle says: ' Your company has a responsibility to make employees aware of how a serious mistake can occur from mishandling nonpublic information.
And we must not mishandle issues of secondary significance in such a way that we destroy the unity that God has created.