ill-treatment

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ill-treatment cruel or inhumane treatment "the child showed signs of physical abuse"
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Usage

In literature:

The eldest daughter was married into a home where she received ill-treatment from her mother-in-law.
"The Fulfilment of a Dream of Pastor Hsi's" by A. Mildred Cable
The fiery spirit of Adams could ill brook this contemptuous treatment of the nation which he represented.
"The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske
Pretending to be ill, and charging her cost of treatment.
"The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana" by Vatsyayana
I now recovered in a measure from my ill treatment.
"Niels Klim's journey under the ground" by Baron Ludvig Holberg
But the elder victim had suffered more severely; he had suffered, too, from a week's ill-treatment and starvation.
"The Chestermarke Instinct" by J. S. Fletcher
From this, and other ill-treatment, the limbs swelled.
"An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans" by Lydia Maria Child
I think that I shall not recover from my ill-treatment.
"Harper's Young People, March 2, 1880" by Various
He spoke briefly of indignities, abuse, and at last of positive ill treatment.
"Not Like Other Girls" by Rosa N. Carey
Christ was under no obligation to endure disgrace and ill-treatment.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
You have driven away your good bed by ill-treatment, and now you must sit up all night.
"Five Mice in a Mouse-trap" by Laura E. Richards
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In poetry:

And during their stay in Dover they received kind treatment,
For which they, poor creatures, felt very content;
And when they recovered from their ills they met at sea,
The authorities sent them home to their own country.
"The Wreck of the Steamer 'Storm Queen'" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

But new mental health courts are starting to reverse this dangerous trend by diverting mentally ill defendants from incarceration to intensive, community-based treatment.
Federal prison in Florence improving mental illness treatment.
(AP) — A public watchdog group says state officials should move mentally ill offenders from an Illinois youth detention center because treatment is insufficient.
The legislation allows California counties to provide court-ordered outpatient treatment for a subset of mentally ill people.
Mentally Ill in California Need More Inpatient Treatment: Report.
A federal jury on Monday found one of three nurses failed to get proper treatment for a former Ramsey County inmate who grew gravely ill with tuberculosis in the county jail, infecting other inmates and correctional workers.
Muhammad, a Memphis native, explained in the video that the killing of soldiers was justified because of what he perceived as ill-treatment of Muslims.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Hospital say quick diagnosis and treatment are important in preventing serious illness and death from meningitis from recalled medications.
Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment, complications of this tick-borne illness.
A report Thursday by the public watchdog John Howard Association said mentally ill detainees at Kewanee should be removed until treatment options are adequate.
Too many with mental illness find torture instead of proper treatment.
Shannon Gibson was arrested and charged with ill treatment of animals.
A shortage of health workers, lack of treatment options and widespread misconceptions about psychological disorders often leads to poor and inhuman treatment of mentally ill patients in Indonesia.
Local practitioner 's reiki treatments said to ease stress, combat illness.
The Sheridan community is invited to come to the assistance for another young person who is undergoing extensive medical treatment for an illness.
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In science:

One of the basic conclusions we get is that they don’t wish the PWDs to get employed under any one for they are afraid of ill treatment and stigma. We are unable to understand their ideology about this.
Mathematical Analysis of the Problems faced by the People With Disabilities (PWDs)
They suffer from mental agony due to isolation and ill treatment. They suffer mental tensions / trauma.
Mathematical Analysis of the Problems faced by the People With Disabilities (PWDs)
It generalizes in particular Illusie’s [Ill] treatment of the Chern character to the analytic context and specializes to Bloch’s earlier description of the semiregularity map for locally complete intersections as well as to the infinitesimal Abel-Jacobi map for submanifolds.
A Semiregularity Map for Modules and Applications to Deformations
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