mistreatment

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EtymologyEdit

mistreat +‎ -ment

NounEdit

mistreatment (plural mistreatments)

  1. Cruel, abusive , bad, unfair, or thoughtless treatment of a person or animal (only rarely of an object or a machine; usually: mishandle).
    There were allegations of mistreatment at the prison.

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