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Definition of Abusive


  1. Wrongly used; perverted; misapplied.
  2. Given to misusing; also, full of abuses.
  3. Practicing abuse; prone to ill treat by coarse, insulting words or by other ill usage; as, an abusive author; an abusive fellow.
  4. Containing abuse, or serving as the instrument of abuse; vituperative; reproachful; scurrilous.
  5. Tending to deceive; fraudulent; cheating.

Abusive Translations

abusive in Dutch is krenkend, beledigend, grievend
abusive in French is injurieux
abusive in German is schimpflich
abusive in Italian is offensivo, insulto
abusive in Spanish is ultrajante, ultraje, abusivo