from The Century Dictionary.
- Using or practising abuse; abusive.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective rare Full of abuse; abusive.
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- adjective rare Full of
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They laid the blame for most of the trouble upon the traders, who, "had been very abuseful to them of late."
Indians of North Carolina: Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, Transmitting, in Response to a Senate Resolution of June 30, 1914, a Report on the Condition and Tribal Rights of the Indians of Robeson and Adjoining Counties of North Carolina
By their looks they had disapproved of their master's abuseful words to his sister, albeit with some reserve which I set down to their training.
Mirabeau's common sense, as well as his great and puissant genius, revolted against the absurd theories of the privileged: he overwhelmed them with his terrible eloquence, whilst adjuring them to renounce their abuseful and obsolete rights; he scared them by his forceful and striking hideousness.
"_speckled-faced -- pretty large stomach man_, but was not very abuseful."
The Underground Railroad A Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters, &c., Narrating the Hardships, Hair-Breadth Escapes and Death Struggles of the Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom, As Related by Themselves and Others, or Witnessed by the Author.