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An example use of misuse in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and that's not its misuse that's its use …”

meanings of misuse


  1. To abuse or mistreat (something or someone).
  2. To use (something) incorrectly.
  3. To rape (a woman); later more generally, to sexually abuse (someone).
  4. To abuse verbally, to insult.


  1. An incorrect, improper or unlawful use of something.