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Definition of abusively adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    abusively

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//əˈbjuːsɪvli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈbjuːsɪvli//
     
     
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  1. 1in a way that is rude and offensive; in a way that criticizes somebody/something rudely and unfairly He shouted abusively at the referee.
  2. 2in a way that involves violence to treat someone abusively