maltreatment


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mal·treat

 (măl-trēt′)
tr.v. mal·treat·ed, mal·treat·ing, mal·treats
To treat in a rough or cruel way; abuse. See Synonyms at abuse.

mal·treat′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maltreatment - cruel or inhumane treatmentmaltreatment - cruel or inhumane treatment; "the child showed signs of physical abuse"
mistreatment - the practice of treating (someone or something) badly; "he should be punished for his mistreatment of his mother"
child abuse - the physical or emotional or sexual mistreatment of children
child neglect - failure of caretakers to provide adequate emotional and physical care for a child
persecution - the act of persecuting (especially on the basis of race or religion)
cruelty, inhuman treatment - a cruel act; a deliberate infliction of pain and suffering

maltreatment

noun abuse, bullying, mistreatment, injury, harm, ill-treatment, rough handling, ill-usage Two thousand prisoners died as a result of maltreatment.

maltreatment

noun
Physically harmful treatment:
Translations
týrání

maltreatment

[mælˈtriːtmənt] Nmaltrato m, maltratamiento m, malos tratos mpl

maltreatment

[ˌmælˈtriːtmənt] n [prisoner, woman, child] → mauvais traitement mmalt vinegar nvinaigre m de maltmalt whisky nwhisky m pur malt

maltreatment

nschlechte Behandlung; (violent) → Misshandlung f

maltreatment

[ˌmælˈtriːtmənt] nmaltrattamento

maltreatment

n (form) maltrato, abuso; child — maltrato infantil, maltrato a (los) niños; elder — maltrato a (las) personas mayores, maltrato a (los) adultos mayores (Amer); physical — maltrato físico; psychological — maltrato psicológico; sexual — maltrato sexual
References in classic literature ?
They likewise ascertained from various signs, that this party had suffered some maltreatment from the Indians.
For two years his faith was spurned, his zeal denied recognition, his charities taken in ill part, and he remained a prisoner to one of the cruelest tribes of the Nyambarra, the object of every species of maltreatment.
I was always sensitive to the maltreatment of books; I could not bear to see a book faced down or dogs-eared or broken-backed.
He could not believe that a sane editor could be guilty of such maltreatment, and his favorite hypothesis was that his poems must have been doctored by the office boy or the stenographer.
The coast is so very rugged that to attempt to walk in that direction requires continued scrambling up and down over the sharp rocks of mica-slate; and as for the woods, our faces, hands, and shin-bones all bore witness to the maltreatment we received, in merely attempting to penetrate their forbidden recesses.
Naturally, myself a tramp, the tenor of the article was a protest against the maltreatment of the tramp.
Imagine the ship herself, with every pulse and artery of her huge body swollen and bursting under this maltreatment, sworn to go on or die.
The hearing would tackle the death of domestic helper Joanna Demafelis of Sara, Iloilo, who was found dead inside a freezer, and other victims of abuse and maltreatment in Kuwait.
Our migrant workers, especially household workers, have long suffered from maltreatment and it is only just to stop sending OFWs where they are not being treated humanely.
Child maltreatment includes all forms of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, neglect, and exploitation that result in harm or possible harm to a child's health, development, or self-worth (World Health Organization & International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, 2006).
Hearing a public interest petition about an incident of maltreatment with deaf children, the chief justice directed Punjab Special Education Secretary Khalid Mahmood to include lawyers, members of civil society and officers from relevant departments as members of the commission.
He warns that other, more prevalent, forms of maltreatment of children and young people should not be sidelined.