Example sentences for: abusive

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

  • Yet, economic and social conditions can also lead people to enter into socially and economically oppressive relationships, abusive marriages, and postures of dependence on drugs and alcohol.

  • But even after he stopped taking drugs, he continued to be abusive to her.

  • A crazed and abusive former Grateful Dead manager from whose unparental loins it is Love's tragedy to have sprung.

  • Considering his abusive, alcoholic stepfather, his substance abusing brother, his mother's penchant for gambling, and his own compulsive eating and alleged womanizing, Clinton's family looked like a case study in a codependency book.

  • 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.


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