misuse

All Noun Verb
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  • I said a little while ago that the word is very frequently misused. Cited from Our Unitarian Gospel, by Minot Savage
  • We can't just misuse her and think she's going to continue.
  • We left them without misusing them, though there were thoughts of doing it. Cited from Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals, by Arthur L. Hayward
  • This misuse also places the organization's interest above the well being of the community.
  • What I planned for the best has been misused and turned against him and against me. Cited from The Mettle of the Pasture, by James Lane Allen
  • I have misused my life and have no strength with which to meet trouble. Cited from The House of the Whispering Pines, by Anna Katharine Green
  • When she was younger, she misused those powers, and was sent away to a special school.
  • If one knew how to use without misusing it, alcohol might become a daily food. Cited from The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28, ed. by Charles William Daniel
  • I'm a religious person and I will fight those who misuse His name.
  • Long-term misuse of alcohol can cause a wide range of mental health problems.
  • He did not misuse his influence with Kings to make his faith the state religion.
  • I am even more glad to learn that they had misused your name and used what you did not say. Cited from Gilbert Keith Chesterton, by Maisie Ward
  • For the rest it shall not be misused and shall remain closed to ordinary players. Cited from Letters of Franz Liszt Vol 2, From Rome to the End
  • Many of these titles have really lost their real significance by trade misuses. Cited from Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book, by Mary A. Wilson
  • Any user who misuses this image, does so at their own risk.
  • Alcohol has a long history of use and misuse throughout recorded history.
  • The Association based their opposition on the misuse of national government power over US citizens.
  • And indeed, as I was soon to find, he had again misused it. Cited from And Even Now, by Max Beerbohm
  • Misuse case are most commonly used in the field of security.
  • Fear that the technology will be misused by the government and military is an early theme.
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Words starting with misuse

Meaning of misuse

  • noun Improper or excessive use
    alcohol abuse, the abuse of public funds