Example sentences for: abusive

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

  • Hillary says President Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky stemmed from an "abusive" home environment and that his mistakes don't negate his other accomplishments.

  • Life in Hell hits us where we live: under the thumb of well-meaning, rational, but ultimately psychotic and abusive authority.

  • Grass-roots networks designed to protect women in abusive marriages can sometimes keep innocent fathers from their kids.

  • The presidency cannot be separated from politics, but the political uses of the presidency by the Clinton administration strike many people as abusive.

  • Having legal representation at divorce and child custody hearings is important in helping victims leave abusive and sometimes dangerous situations, said Margaret Cole, executive director of Wo/Men's Resource and Rape Assistance Program in Jackson.


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