Definition of Maltreated

1. Adjective. Subjected to cruel treatment. "An abused wife"

Exact synonyms: Abused, Ill-treated, Mistreated
Similar to: Battered
Antonyms: Unabused



Definition of Maltreated

1. Verb. (past of maltreat) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maltreated

1. maltreat [v] - See also: maltreat

Lexicographical Neighbors of Maltreated

maltose-riboflavin glucosyltransferase
maltose 1-epimerase
maltose acetyltransferase
maltose binding protein
maltose dehydrogenase
maltose permease
maltoses
maltoside
maltotetraose
maltotetraoses
maltotetrose
maltotriose
maltotriose-forming amylase
maltotrioses
maltreat
maltreated (current term)
maltreater
maltreaters
maltreating
maltreatment
maltreatments
maltreats
malts
maltster
maltsters
maltworm
maltworms
malty
malum
malum articulorum senilis

Literary usage of Maltreated

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Caregivers of Young Children: Preventing and Responding to Child Maltreatment by Derry Koralek (1995)
"Most caregivers of young children professionals have the professional training and experience needed to provide care for children who have been maltreated ..."

2. He Knew He was Right by Anthony Trollope (1869)
"... of the effects of his visit to the East, Sir Marmaduke's note was forwarded to Louis Trevelyan at Turin. CHAPTER XXXIX. MISS NORA ROWLEY IS maltreated. ..."

3. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1857)
"... of a marriage company, and given to prevent their being maltreated. In the North it is customary for a party to attend at the church gates, ..."

4. The Monks of the West, from St. Benedict to St. Bernard by Charles Forbes Montalembert, Aurélien Courson (1872)
"... his treatise against the detractors of monastic life. — His conduct towards them as Archbishop of Constantinople. — He is maltreated by the monks at ..."

5. The New Larned History for Ready Reference, Reading and Research: The Actual by Josephus Nelson Larned, Augustus Hunt Shearer (1922)
"... and, in fact, under stern Governor Tucker the colonists themselves were little better than sla\'es for he maltreated many and hanged not a few. ..."

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