Noun Abusage Definition and Examples


Noun:

Abusage

Pronunciation:

/əˈbjuːzɪdʒ//əˈbjuːsɪdʒ/

Definition:
1.

noun

Abuse, misuse. Formerly also: immoral behaviour; defilement. In later use frequently contrasted with usage.
    ((n.) Abuse.)


    Origin:
    Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Edmund Geste (1514–1577), bishop of Salisbury. From abuse + -age, perhaps after Middle French abusage.

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