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Negative EmotionPlay
Abusive indicates strong negative feelings and harm, often in a personal or emotional context. SlideThe manager's abusive comments upset all the employees.
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Beyond InsultingPlay
Abusive goes beyond general insult, implying aggressive and potentially damaging behavior. SlideHer abusive ex-partner would constantly belittle her.
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Power DynamicsPlay
When abusive involves authority figures, it suggests misuse of power in harmful ways. SlideThe teacher was dismissed for his abusive conduct towards students.