improper or excessive use
"alcohol abuse"; "the abuse of public funds"
apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
"The words are misapplied in this context"; "You are misapplying the name of this religious group"
pervert, misuse, abuse(verb)
change the inherent purpose or function of something
"Don't abuse the system"; "The director of the factory misused the funds intended for the health care of his workers"
to treat or use improperly; to use to a bad purpose; to misapply; as, to misuse one's talents
to abuse; to treat ill
wrong use; misapplication; erroneous or improper use
violence, or its effects
Misuse is a five-piece instrumental group from Athens, Greece. Their music is mainly characterized as post-rock mixed with electronic music elements. Their tracks often follow a scenario-based structure, which has led some critics to describe their music as “cinematic rock”.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mis-ūs′, n. improper use: application to a bad purpose.—v.t. Misuse (mis-ūz′), to use for a wrong purpose or in a wrong way: to treat ill: to abuse.—n. Misus′age, ill-usage: abuse.
The numerical value of Misuse in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Misuse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of Misuse in a Sentence
We commend Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association for promoting treatment and recovery for those suffering from the disease of addiction and opioid misuse, we appreciate the example that a trusted and beloved American institution is setting for others.
Making this an issue through over-simplifications, and connecting it to the issue of refugees is nothing more than misuse of the debate. Now it is about determining the facts and drawing the necessary conclusions.
The idea is very disturbing, given Thai authorities' reckless and arbitrary use of security charges, steps will have to be established to prevent the misuse of surveillance.
That was probably to protect John Stewart Davis, i thought they might misuse it, maybe, or get caught with something that wasn't right.
It is a misuse of taxpayer money.
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