abusively abusively

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an abusive manner

Usage(s):

  1. She tricks people into handing the child over to them, then travels with the child for a long time and behaves extremely abusively, but just as suddenly abandons Aisha.
  2. Alongside stood a stack of works by the old medical masters, whom he abusively abhorred.
  3. His parents can no longer take him to restaurants in their hometown of Allen, Texas, because he might yell out abusively or spit food at other diners.

News

  1. How many prescriptions are too many?

    When the agency that runs Medicare announced last week that it would take action against doctors who prescribe abusively in its massive drug program perhaps banning them it raised an interesting question.
    on January 14, 2014     Source: Denver Post

  2. No Easy Definition for ‘Abusive’ Prescribing

    by Charles Ornstein and Tracy Weber When the agency that runs Medicare announced last week that it would take action against doctors who prescribe abusively in its massive drug program – perhaps banning them – it raised an interesting question. What exactly constitutes “abusive” prescribing? On this point, the Centers for Medicare and Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is treading carefully ...
    on January 14, 2014     Source: ProPublica

Quotes

  1. "Our state has zero tolerance for insurers that abusively and arbitrarily rescind insurance policies and deny claims," Blumenthal said in a written statement. "We will hold insurers to their moral and legal obligations to consumers, and now...
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: New Haven Register (subscription)

  2. How Mills described McCartney's treatment of her: "Prior to their separation at the end of April 2006 the husband treated the wife abusively and/or violently culminating in the unhappy events of 25 April 2006 upon which, in her oral submissions, she...
    on Mar 18, 2008 By: Heather Mills Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. After reviewing the literature, Zimbardo, Nussbaum reports, concluded "that situational features, far more than underlying dispositional features of people's characters, explain why people behave cruelly and abusively to others."
    on Oct 30, 2007 By: Philip Zimbardo Source: Political Affairs Magazine

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