from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Abuse.
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On a different note, I was amused by another example of the President's, er, novel abusage of English: In a chat with broadcast-news directors this week, he said of his Social Security tours "if you're trying to influence opinion, the best way to do it is to travel hard around the country and give the people their dues."
On a round table, the velvet cover of which showed marks of usage and abusage, there were scattered books and writing materials; and my editorial instinct suddenly recognized, with a thrill of apprehension, the loose leaves of an undoubted manuscript.
With all their profundity and gravitas, they have striven hard to sanitize all abusage in application yet, pitiably, they seemed to have been overwhelmed by the brutality of the crisis
This site www. teatromimo.com to communicate about the problem of alcohol abusage amongst youth, was done on iweb.
You also need to bear in mind that staff using Facebook is the pleasant face of web usage or abusage.