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abuse +‎ -less



abuseless (not comparable)

  1. (rare) Devoid of abuse.
    Antonyms: abuseful, abusive
    • 1919, Nelson Dwight Sickels, The Universal Panacea in Nick of Time[1], page 221:
      Nearly all miscalled criminals are those who unwittingly enact a protest against misuse, and would as earnestly and bravely conform to and promote constructive or abuseless treatment—which is clearly proven in the chapter on criminality and insanity.
    • 1979, House Post Office and Civil Service Committee, Contracting Out: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, Ninety-Sixth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 4717[2], page 140:
      I would ask OMB to take another look at yearend spending and see if it is as abuseless as they currently think.
    • 1995 June 16, Jason Ustica, “2nd Edition Rules + Space Hulk”, in rec.games.miniatures.warhammer[3] (Usenet), retrieved 2022-05-21:
      I don't think you really could rewrite the rules any better. There about the most hole-free, abuseless rules GW has ever come up with.
    • 1996 March 29, Paul Brinkley, “YAbloody annoying totally piss-takingD”, in rec.games.roguelike.nethack[4] (Usenet), retrieved 2022-05-21:
      Still, congratulations on an abuseless ascension!
    • 1999 December 11, Eric Olson, “YAFAP -- Olga -V (long)”, in rec.games.roguelike.nethack[5] (Usenet), retrieved 2022-05-21:
      Finally! My first (abuseless) ascension. I've been playing for quite a few years now, and am glad to have gotten one real ascension under my belt.