mistreat
transitive verb Date: 15th century to treat badly ; abusemistreatment noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mistreat — Жанры рок против коммунизма панк рок Годы с 1988 Страна …   Википедия

  • Mistreat — Mis*treat , v. t. To treat amiss; to abuse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mistreat — I verb abuse, afflict, aggrieve, annoy, assail, assault, attack, badger, be hurtful, be malevolent, be offensive, be pitiless, be rude, be violent, bear malice, berate, bother, bruise, bully, burden, cause evil, cause pain, create havoc, debase,… …   Law dictionary

  • mistreat — (v.) mid 15c.; see MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + TREAT (Cf. treat) (v.). Related: Mistreated; mistreating …   Etymology dictionary

  • mistreat — maltreat, ill treat, misuse, *abuse, outrage Analogous words: see those at ILL TREAT …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • mistreat — [v] treat badly or wrongly abuse, backbite, bash, brutalize, bung up*, chop, do wrong, dump on*, give black eye*, handle roughly, harm, injure, kick around, knock around, maltreat, maul, mess up, misuse, molest, outrage, push around, rip,… …   New thesaurus

  • mistreat — ► VERB ▪ treat badly or unfairly. DERIVATIVES mistreatment noun …   English terms dictionary

  • mistreat — [mis trēt′] vt. to treat wrongly or badly mistreatment n …   English World dictionary

  • mistreat — UK [mɪsˈtriːt] / US [mɪsˈtrɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms mistreat : present tense I/you/we/they mistreat he/she/it mistreats present participle mistreating past tense mistreated past participle mistreated to treat someone in an unfair or cruel …   English dictionary

  • mistreat — mistreatment, n. /mis treet /, v.t. to treat badly or abusively. [1425 75; late ME mistreten. See MIS 1, TREAT] Syn. maltreat, ill treat, misuse, wrong. * * * …   Universalium

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