Definition of abusement in English:

abusement

noun

  • The action or an act of abusing or being abused, abuse; deception.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Copland (fl. 1505–1547), translator and printer. From abuse + -ment, probably partly after Middle French, French abusement deception, error, trouble, misuse.

Pronunciation:

abusement

/əˈbjuːzm(ə)nt/