Meaning of ABUSIVE in English

ABUSIVE

1.

Someone who is ~ behaves in a cruel and violent way towards other people.

He became violent and ~ toward Ben’s mother...

One in eight women lives in an ~ relationship.

ADJ

2.

Abusive language is extremely rude and insulting.

= insulting

ADJ

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