(adj) extremely offensive and insulting. “the goalkeeper was sent off for using abusive language”
(adj) engaging in or characterized by habitual violence and cruelty. “abusive parents”
(adj) involving injustice or illegality. “the abusive and predatory practices of businesses”
Abusive in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
House panel queries Twitter on content abusive of women, Appearing before the Committee, representatives of Twitter India made a presentation to apprise members of the action it had taken to tackle …
Sikh Uber driver racially abused, strangulated by passenger in …, Washington: A Sikh Uber driver in the US was racially abused and strangulated by a passenger, a media report said. The incident took place in …
Punjab govt suspends DSP for ‘abusing‘ Cabinet minister, Ashu said: “He had been abusing me for three months. I was just waiting and … For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.
The boys learning anti-sexism in India, India’s Action for Equality programme seeks to end violence against … and empowered women will go home with violent and abusive men.”
‘I fought for the turf you stand on’: Disturbing moment Australian Uber driver claiming to be an Army veteran racially abuses an Indian motorist.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Abusive
ab + usive : ab+use; ab is generally used in negative (bad) sense. Hence, we should not use bad language (abusive)in front of our child.