mistreated mistreated  /mɪs ˈtri tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) subjected to cruel treatment

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. India's long mistreated eunuchs are teaming up to demand equal rights and better health care.
  2. If you have been mistreated, cheated or otherwise knocked around by the travel industry, submit your grievance to the Avenger.
  3. Even the smartest travelers get cheated or mistreated.

News

  1. Wisconsin couple accused of starving horses could face dozens of new charges

    KENOSHA, Wis. — A couple accused of starving horses at their Pleasant Prairie farm could face dozens of new charges. David White and Paula Moctezuma-White were in court Wednesday on charges they mistreated animals on their farm, leading to the animals' deaths.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Feds: RI, Providence Wrongly Segregated Disabled

    Feds says RI, Providence mistreated disabled by segregating them at school, work program        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Lawyer for jailed 'hero cop' claims he's been mistreated

    Former “hero cop” Richard DeCoatsworth has been mistreated by jail guards since being arrested last month and charged with sexually assaulting two women and assaulting a third, his attorney said during a bail hearing Monday afternoon.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Quotes

  1. "The Red Sox don't deserve a player like me," Ramirez told ESPN Deportes Wednesday. "During my years here, I've seen how they have mistreated other great players when they didn't want them to try to turn the fans against them. The [Red Sox]...
    on Jul 31, 2008 By: Manny Ramirez Source: Hartford Courant

  2. "I've said it publicly, and I say it privately: I apologize, and I am embarrassed that our government so mistreated our fellow citizens ...... It was a national disgrace," Hillary Clinton said.
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Charlotte Observer

  3. "It's inexcusable that people who have marched for freedom are then mistreated by a repressive state," Bush said.
    on Sep 5, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Taipei Times

Word of the Day
untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /