mistreatment


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mistreatment - the practice of treating (someone or something) badlymistreatment - the practice of treating (someone or something) badly; "he should be punished for his mistreatment of his mother"
practice, pattern - a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern"
annoying, vexation, annoyance, irritation - the act of troubling or annoying someone
disregard, neglect - willful lack of care and attention
using, victimisation, victimization, exploitation - an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly); "capitalistic exploitation of the working class"; "paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization"
harassment, molestation - the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism
abuse, ill-treatment, ill-usage, maltreatment - cruel or inhumane treatment; "the child showed signs of physical abuse"

mistreatment

noun abuse, ill-treatment, maltreatment, injury, harm, misuse, mauling, manhandling, roughing up, molestation, unkindness, rough handling, brutalization, ill-usage police brutality and mistreatment of people in prisons

mistreatment

noun
Physically harmful treatment:
Translations

mistreatment

[mɪsˈtriːtmənt] Nmaltrato m, malos tratos mpl

mistreatment

[ˌmɪsˈtriːtmənt] n (= maltreatment) [person, animal] → mauvais traitements mpl

mistreatment

nschlechte Behandlung; (violent) → Misshandlung f

mistreatment

n maltrato
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