HyperDic: misused

English > 1 sense of the word misused:
ADJECTIVEallmisusedused incorrectly or carelessly or for an improper purpose
misused > pronunciation
Soundsmihsyuw'zd
Rhymesabused ... used: 12 rhymes with uwzd...
English > misused: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningUsed incorrectly or carelessly or for an improper purpose.
Example"misused words are often laughable but one weeps for misused talents"
NarrowerabusedUsed improperly or excessively especially drugs
exploited, ill-used, put-upon, used, victimized, victimisedOf persons
Oppositeusedemployed in accomplishing / accomplishing something

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