Example sentences for: abused

How can you use “abused” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The piece suggests that the new law addresses the case of a large corporate interest being abused by a lone-wolf operator.

  • The actual WP lead, however, is the $23 million settlement of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Dallas with eight ex-altar boys who were sexually abused by a priest in the 1980s and early 90s.

  • Apparently, not a single Senator believes the IRS ever deals with anyone who's not an abused ex-wife or Howard Baker.

  • For every child kidnapped by a stranger, at least a thousand are sexually abused by family members.

  • This sort of ruling "absolutely increases abused women's level of risk" by seemingly encouraging their abusers, Ms.

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