abusively

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abusive +‎ -ly

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

abusively (comparative more abusively, superlative most abusively)

  1. In an abusive manner; rudely; with abusive language. [First attested in the mid 16th century.][1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors (2002), “abusively”, in The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 11.