mistreat


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mis·treat

 (mĭs-trēt′)
tr.v. mis·treat·ed, mis·treat·ing, mis·treats
To treat roughly or wrongly. See Synonyms at abuse.

mis·treat′ment n.

mistreat

(ˌmɪsˈtriːt)
vb
(tr) to treat badly
ˌmisˈtreatment n

mis•treat

(mɪsˈtrit)

v.t.
to treat badly or abusively.
[1425–75]
mis•treat′ment, n.

mistreat


Past participle: mistreated
Gerund: mistreating

Imperative
mistreat
mistreat
Present
I mistreat
you mistreat
he/she/it mistreats
we mistreat
you mistreat
they mistreat
Preterite
I mistreated
you mistreated
he/she/it mistreated
we mistreated
you mistreated
they mistreated
Present Continuous
I am mistreating
you are mistreating
he/she/it is mistreating
we are mistreating
you are mistreating
they are mistreating
Present Perfect
I have mistreated
you have mistreated
he/she/it has mistreated
we have mistreated
you have mistreated
they have mistreated
Past Continuous
I was mistreating
you were mistreating
he/she/it was mistreating
we were mistreating
you were mistreating
they were mistreating
Past Perfect
I had mistreated
you had mistreated
he/she/it had mistreated
we had mistreated
you had mistreated
they had mistreated
Future
I will mistreat
you will mistreat
he/she/it will mistreat
we will mistreat
you will mistreat
they will mistreat
Future Perfect
I will have mistreated
you will have mistreated
he/she/it will have mistreated
we will have mistreated
you will have mistreated
they will have mistreated
Future Continuous
I will be mistreating
you will be mistreating
he/she/it will be mistreating
we will be mistreating
you will be mistreating
they will be mistreating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mistreating
you have been mistreating
he/she/it has been mistreating
we have been mistreating
you have been mistreating
they have been mistreating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mistreating
you will have been mistreating
he/she/it will have been mistreating
we will have been mistreating
you will have been mistreating
they will have been mistreating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mistreating
you had been mistreating
he/she/it had been mistreating
we had been mistreating
you had been mistreating
they had been mistreating
Conditional
I would mistreat
you would mistreat
he/she/it would mistreat
we would mistreat
you would mistreat
they would mistreat
Past Conditional
I would have mistreated
you would have mistreated
he/she/it would have mistreated
we would have mistreated
you would have mistreated
they would have mistreated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.mistreat - treat badlymistreat - treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
kick around - treat badly; abuse; "They won't have me to kick around any more!"

mistreat

verb abuse, injure, harm, molest, misuse, maul, manhandle, wrong, rough up, ill-treat, brutalize, maltreat, ill-use, handle roughly, knock about or around She has been mistreated by men in the past.

mistreat

verb
To hurt or injure by maltreatment:
Translations

mistreat

[mɪsˈtriːt] VTmaltratar

mistreat

[ˌmɪsˈtriːt] vtmaltraiter

mistreat

vtschlecht behandeln; (violently) → misshandeln

mistreat

[ˌmɪsˈtriːt] vtmaltrattare, trattare male

mistreat

vt maltratar
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He is not to be trusted as a friend who mistreats his own family.
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The maid told the public prosecution that the family used to mistreat her, which is why she started pour urine in their food, soup and tea since she began working for them
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The theocratic menace does not agree, arguing instead that freedom of religion means the freedom to mistreat and discriminate against any fellow citizens they disapprove of--in employment, in housing, in schools, everywhere.
Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day says he has faith that Egypt will not mistreat such individuals when they return; the Egyptian ambassador to Canada says Coptic Christians are in no way persecuted, imprisoned or tortured because of their religion.
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