verb (used with object)
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Origin of mistreat
OTHER WORDS FROM mistreatmis·treat·ment, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH mistreatmaltreatment, mistreatment
Words nearby mistreat
Example sentences from the Web for mistreat
Barely a month earlier, Alex was part of a different house, one that no longer exists because its manager allegedly withheld money from and mistreated its members.
I am telling you that some people will judge and mistreat you just because of the color of your skin.How Outdoor Companies Can Back Up Their DEI Pledges|Kai Lightner|September 23, 2020|Outside Online
That one human being has the capacity to so mistreat another is not news.
It is one of our peculiarities that we like to mistreat anyone whose soul is differently organized from ours.Walter Pieterse|Multatuli
It was, of course, not to the interest of the Russians to mistreat the people of Galicia.
If you have cruel step-parents who mistreat you out of pure meanness, everybody sympathizes with you.Georgina's Service Stars|Annie Fellows Johnston
Strangely enough, no effort was made to mistreat the boys or their companion.The Moving Picture Boys on the Coast|Victor Appleton
Their fears were groundless for Paul would never let a dog go hungry or mistreat a human being.The Marvelous Exploits of Paul Bunyan|W. B. Laughead