Example sentences for: abusive

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

  • On its front page the Asian Age of India reported that the Indian election campaign had set new standards of vulgar and abusive language.

  • They would not expect the president to be devoid of dysfunction, but would expect him to have recognized and vanquished his own abusive behaviors.

  • Leaving her abusive husband, she moved into the only apartment she could afford, and soon discovered a broken toilet and non- working oven, rats and roaches, and a fourthfloor landing with no railing.

  • She would have had difficulty proving in court that Thomas had created an "abusive working environment," because she never complained about his harassment and maintained her friendship with him even after she left the EEOC.

  • 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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