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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of mistreat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. physically abused.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. subjected to cruel treatment
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Nevertheless, in the cosmos of words overused, there exists a term mistreated even more than those griped about here.
Col. Bison, 1st MT Militia says: geniuslib1, I was mistreated from the moment I arrived here as well.
I did not like how Palin mistreated our national flag in that Newsweek photo.
The outrage around the fact that this person could be mistreated as a patient and "mistreated" -- used with quotes -- and treated in such a way that it could lead to his demise, that is where the conversation is rolling right now.
Yes, the two possibly pale, calloused, misshapen - for which read "mistreated" - things upon
But Blumenthal says he's happy to run as an underdog against someone who has lied about creating jobs and who has "mistreated" people.
According to Jealous's own definition, I was "mistreated" ― by the NAACP.
I'd like to note that I'm a woman and getting really annoyed that women (not ALL women) think that Hillary has been "mistreated" because she's a woman.
She did very well in treatment, in fact, so well that some of the patients actually kind of mistreated her for being sort of too good of a student.
And they say that the boy was kind of mistreated in the house, what they witnessed by the woman who was arrested today, Kelly Lau.