HyperDic: maltreatment

English > 1 sense of the word maltreatment:
NOUNactmaltreatment, ill-treatment, ill-usage, abusecruel or inhumane treatment
maltreatment > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > maltreatment: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningcruel or inhumane treatment.
Synonymsill-treatment, ill-usage, abuse
Narrowerchild abuseThe physical or emotional or sexual mistreatment of children
child neglectfailure of caretakers to provide adequate emotional and physical care for a child
cruelty, inhuman treatmentA cruel act
persecutionThe act of persecuting (especially on the basis of race or religion)
BroadermistreatmentThe practice of treating (someone or something) badly
Spanishabuso, insultos, malos tratos, maltrato, uso indebido
Catalandicteri, improperis, insult, maltractament, motada
Verbsmaltreattreat badly

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