Example sentences for: abused

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

  • Daniel, wrapping up the session, soberly reminded his colleagues that those who have abused their absolute freedoms by making movies that are soiling and unwholesome have only themselves to blame if Hollywood's era of unregulated bliss is over.

  • Nothing distresses Johnson, a distinguished journalist, more than the behavior of the liberal American news media, which are described as having abused enormous power in recent years.

  • Idealized children short-circuit politics, because where they are concerned, people tend to say things like "even one child abused (or hurt or hungry or killed) is unacceptable"; whereas politics needs to be able to weigh risks to some people against risks to others.

  • 95 on the line, and we don't want anyone to feel cheated or abused by this new subscription policy.

  • 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.

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