What is another word for abusively?

Pronunciation: [ɐbjˈuːsɪvli] (IPA)

Abusively is an adverb that means using something or treating someone in a harmful, cruel, and unfair way. Some synonyms for this term can include harshly, cruelly, oppressively, forcibly, unreasonably, or dictatorially. When someone behaves abusively, they may use their power or position to intimidate and harm others. Other synonyms for abusively include aggressively, menacingly, threateningly, or confrontationally. These terms indicate that someone is behaving in an aggressive and intimidating manner. Using these alternative terms can help provide more nuanced descriptions of someone's behavior and can be useful when discussing the actions of an individual or organization that is abusing their power.

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Usage examples for Abusively

A warrior clapped his chest and went out to go slap a few slaves around, abusively demanding where the wine vats were, and the women readily granted him his every wish as they pleaded tearfully for their lives and the lives of their children.
"Si'Wren of the Patriarchs"
Roland Cheney
They screamed abusively at Jonathan and me as we stood watching.
"More Jonathan Papers"
Elisabeth Woodbridge
The officers were urging their prisoner forward, grinning and nodding to each other, whilst several voices from the crowd shouted abusively at the poltroon whose first instinct was to betray his associate.
"The Nether World"
George Gissing

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