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Negative EmotionPlay
Using 'mistreat' often implies cruelty and sparks negative feelings towards the perpetrator. SlideNews reports revealed that the workers were being mistreated by the company.
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Strong WrongdoingPlay
'Mistreat' suggests a serious degree of wrongdoing, not just a small mistake or error. SlideThe documentary highlighted how the zoo mistreated its animals.
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Consequence AwarenessPlay
When you say someone mistreats others, it often means that there could be legal or social consequences. SlideThe manager was fired for mistreating the staff.