Examples from the Web for abusively
He is neither piously inclined, nor hysterically fearful, nor abusively rebellious—he simply waits his fate.My Experiences as an Executioner|James Berry
Even upon an Assembly numerically limited, this innovation would have told most abusively.
We know men who have what may be styled, and what sometimes is abusively styled, a double life.The Will to Doubt|Alfred H. Lloyd
I was told that he is still talking angrily and abusively of us, and I was indignant.War's Brighter Side|Julian Ralph.
British Dictionary definitions for abusively
Word Origin and History for abusively
1530s (implied in abusively), originally "improper," from Middle French abusif, from Latin abusivus, from abus-, past participle stem of abuti (see abuse (v.)). Meaning "full of abuse" is from 1580s. Abuseful was used 17c., and Shakespeare has abusious ("Taming of the Shrew," 1594). Related: Abusiveness.