ill-treated ill-treated

Definition(s):

  • (adj) subjected to cruel treatment

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Labor for these enterprises has been scarce, and it has sometimes been both obstreperous and ill-treated.
  2. Reports reaching Seoul said that he was weak and ill-treated.
  3. Synagogues were destroyed, shops were damaged, and the ill-treated Jews were burdened with a 1 billion-mark fine.

News

  1. Yemeni Investigative Journalist Finally Set Free, but Serious Issues Remain

    The Yemeni authorities must respond to allegations that an investigative journalist was ill-treated and arbitrarily imprisoned based on his work to reveal the U.S. military’s role in a deadly 2009 attack. July 24, 2013 International (NEW YORK) – The Yemeni authorities must respond to allegations that investigative journalist Abdul Ilah Haydar Shayi’ was ill-treated and arbitrarily imprisoned ...
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Amnesty International

  2. Yemeni Investigative Journalist Finally Free, but Serious Issues Remain

    The Yemeni authorities must respond to allegations that an investigative journalist was ill-treated and arbitrarily imprisoned based on his work to reveal the U.S. military’s role in a deadly 2009 attack. July 24, 2013 International (NEW YORK) – The Yemeni authorities must respond to allegations that investigative journalist Abdul Ilah Haydar Shayi’ was ill-treated and arbitrarily imprisoned ...
    on July 24, 2013     Source: Amnesty International

Quotes

  1. "The police have ransacked my house and ill-treated my family members," Imran said, adding Musharraf had carried out a "second assault on the judiciary" because he was "petrified that the judgement of the Supreme Court" would go...
    on Nov 10, 2007 By: Imran Khan Source: Frontline

  2. "We will look into the matter and if any woman has been ill-treated by police then the commission would take required steps," NCW Chairperson Girija Vyas said.
    on Jun 14, 2008 By: Girija Vyas Source: Press Trust of India

  3. "In many areas it would appear that supporters of the MDC, who were ill-treated by ZANU-PF members, are demanding and implementing their own form of justice. Others are demanding the return of livestock which was confiscated and eaten at ZANU-PF...
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Welshman Ncube Source: IRINnews.org

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