Example sentences for: abused

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

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

  • Italy's competition authority has concluded that Coke abused its dominant market position by preventing retailers from selling Pepsi.

  • In his "findings of fact," Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ruled that the company is a monopoly, has abused its monopoly power, and has harmed consumers.

  • Would I help her get the story out through Isikoff and Newsweek ? Long a defender of the women I knew Clinton had abused, most particularly Gennifer Flowers, I jumped at the chance to be involved.

  • In fact, I even feel like a wimp for having to try to curry sympathy for death-row prisoners by pointing out the procedural irregularities in their cases; I oppose executing them even when they are monsters in human form, because, while I can easily understand why someone would want to kill the murderer of their near and dear, I can't at all understand why someone would want to give the state the power to kill them--even if it's not being abused in that exact case, it's going to be, and probably sooner rather than later, as the much-publicized racial statistics of the death penalty's application demonstrate.


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