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Definition of Misuse

Misuse

  1. To treat or use improperly; to use to a bad purpose; to misapply; as, to misuse one's talents.
  2. To abuse; to treat ill.
  3. Wrong use; misapplication; erroneous or improper use.
  4. Violence, or its effects.

Misuse Quotations

There are hundreds of millions of gun owners in this country, and not one of them will have an accident today. The only misuse of guns comes in environments where there are drugs, alcohol, bad parents, and undisciplined children. Period.
Ted Nugent

Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn't misuse it.
Pope John Paul II

It is better to make a piece of music than to perform one, better to perform one than to listen to one, better to listen to one than to misuse it as a means of distraction, entertainment, or acquisition of 'culture.'
John Cage

We have all read tragic stories in our local papers about gun accidents as a result of misuse. As lawmakers we can better promote safety and responsibility by encouraging gun owners to purchase gun safes to store firearms and keep them from falling into the wrong hands.
Ron Lewis

Every time we consume meat, eggs or dairy foods, we contribute to ecological devastation and the wasteful misuse of resources on a global scale.
Ingrid Newkirk
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Misuse Translations

misuse in Spanish is mal uso
misuse in Swedish is missbruka, missbruk
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