ill-used ill-used

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of persons; taken advantage of

Usage(s):

  1. It turns out, though, that she is more concerned with gaining revenge: the other sex, she feels, has ill-used her.
  2. The unfortunate thing is that some unthinking people trip over the ill-used word scientific and accept conjecture for fact.
  3. Charles Spencer Chaplin, 55, his platinum hair damp against his perspiring forehead, saw himself as an ill-used man.

News

Word of the Day
nebulous nebulous
/ˈnɛb jə ləs /