Example sentences for: abusive

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

  • that "a husband has more of a chance to keep his marriage together if he is rough and abusive but assertive than if he is kind and considerate but submissive."

  • Someone without such a big ax to grind might also look into a comparison of statistics for children raised by one or two nonbiological parents, such as adoptees and stepparents, and compare them with children raised by two biological parents in deeply unhappy and/or abusive relationships.

  • 91% (96) of the 106 participants in parenting classes at Family Service Association because of child abuse, reported increased use of positive discipline and decreased use of abusive discipline.

  • The ruling stunned Cindra Walker, the lawyer for the two women, who is with Central Kentucky Legal Services, which represents many of the thousands of indigent women caught in abusive relationships.

  • Kentucky officials say there is a virtual epidemic of abusive relationships in the state.


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