Definition of Maltreatment

1. Noun. Cruel or inhumane treatment. "The child showed signs of physical abuse"

Exact synonyms: Abuse, Ill-treatment, Ill-usage
Generic synonyms: Mistreatment
Specialized synonyms: Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Persecution, Cruelty, Inhuman Treatment
Derivative terms: Abuse, Ill-treat, Ill-use, Maltreat



Definition of Maltreatment

1. n. Ill treatment; ill usage; abuse.

Definition of Maltreatment

1. Noun. Cruel or harmful treatment or abuse; mistreatment. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maltreatment

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Maltreatment

maltose dehydrogenase
maltose permease
maltoses
maltoside
maltotetraose
maltotetraoses
maltotetrose
maltotriose
maltotriose-forming amylase
maltotrioses
maltreat
maltreated
maltreater
maltreaters
maltreating
maltreatment (current term)
maltreatments
maltreats
malts
maltster
maltsters
maltworm
maltworms
malty
malum
malum articulorum senilis
malum coxae
malum coxae senile
malum in se
malum perforans pedis

Literary usage of Maltreatment

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

1. Child Protective Services: A Guide for Caseworkers by Diane Depanfilis (1992)
"What Is the Current Level of Risk of maltreatment? Based on the changes made by family members, the caseworker must determine the current level of risk of ..."

2. A Coordinated Response to Child Abuse and Neglect: A Basic Manual by Diane DePanfilis, Marsha K. Salus (1994)
"The National Incidence Study concludes that this increase may be more reflective of increased recognition and reporting of child maltreatment than of an ..."

3. The Surgical Diseases of the Genito-urinary Organs by Edward Lawrence Keyes (1905)
"CHAPTER XIV RESULTS OF maltreatment AND NEGLECT OF STRICTURE Results of ... FALSE PASSAGE Of the four results of maltreatment noted above only false passage ..."

4. Protecting Children in Military Families: A Cooperative Responseby Ralph Blanchard by Ralph Blanchard (1992)
"Cases Involving Single maltreatment. Enter the number of cases involving single ... For the purposes of this report, include emotional maltreatment that ..."

5. The Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeos by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1876)
"Indictment of a Guardian for maltreatment of a Ward ... The form of the prosecution is an Information for maltreatment ..."

6. The Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeos by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1893)
"INDICTMENT OF A GUARDIAN FOR maltreatment OF A WARD ... The form of the prosecution is an Information for maltreatment ..."

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