Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mistreat

1 sense of mistreat

Sense 1
mistreat, maltreat, abuse, ill-use, step, ill-treat -- (treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead")
       => treat, handle, do by -- (interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently")

Antonyms of adj mistreated

1 sense of mistreated

Sense 1
abused (vs. unabused), ill-treated, maltreated, mistreated -- (subjected to cruel treatment; "an abused wife")


Similarity of adj mistreated

1 sense of mistreated

Sense 1
abused (vs. unabused), ill-treated, maltreated, mistreated -- (subjected to cruel treatment; "an abused wife")
       => battered -- (exhibiting symptoms resulting from repeated physical and emotional injury; "a battered child"; "the battered woman syndrome")

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