misuse[ noun mis-yoos; verb mis-yooz ]SEE DEFINITION OF misuse
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MISUSE
Of little worth as life is when we misuse it, it is worth that effort.
We found they knew, alas, too much about the misuse of everything growing in the field!
They were provided thee; all that thou hast created is misuse!
In fine, we owe the success of this trick to the misuse of fine emotions.
And the only way of learning how to use properly a thing is through its misuse.
He did not connect the fear at all with his misuse of cocaine.
The Britons use or misuse this word in a manner peculiar to themselves.
We may misuse it, but we can scarce do worse in this respect than our whilom masters.
The most of us make ourselves miserable by a misuse of the world.
And of our misuse of the Rockefellers and Carnegies--the retrospect is appalling.