Example sentences for: abused

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

  • She has been abused sexually, emotionally; was put out of her home at age 12 by her mother; has been pregnant but suffered a miscarriage.

  • While it is certainly true that Prozac is overprescribed, and likely abused, it is also true that it is a powerful, necessary therapy for the treatment of severe depression.

  • Patients who had history of severe dementia or had abused psychoactive drugs and alcohol were excluded from our study.

  • Rosenbaum himself approached Lanzmann, was abused over minor procedural matters, and was told that the investigation of the Holocaust had become superfluous because "it has been done.

  • Real MPD is incredibly rare, but therapists in the 1980s and early '90s "diagnosed" it in thousands of women: They hypnotized patients by the thousand, persuaded them that they had been sexually abused by family members, and then induced them to discover other personalities.


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