verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM maltreatmal·treat·er, nounmal·treat·ment, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH maltreatmaltreatment , mistreatment
Words nearby maltreat
Example sentences from the Web for maltreat
My whole theme was the way we maltreat royal persons, making them one superhuman, and yet less than human.Hilary Mantel: I Have No Regrets About Kate Middleton "Jointed Doll" Comments|Tom Sykes|March 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The teacher himself is accustomed to maltreat the boys and whip them mercilessly.
You not only pay another man to take away your means of health, you usually maltreat him.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins
If it is rather general to hate Nature and maltreat women, we begin to see why the world is a mad world.'The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith