abusioun etymology

Middle English word abusioun comes from Latin utor, Latin ab, and later Old French abusion (Abuse. Deception; deceit. Lie; untruth.)

Detailed word origin of abusioun

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
utor Latin (lat) I consume.. I enjoy, take advantage of.. I experience, undergo, encounter.. I use, employ.. I wear.
ab Latin (lat) (source of action or event) by, of. (time) after, since. At, on, in. From, away from, out of.
abutor Latin (lat) I misuse, abuse; use improperly.. I use up, exhaust, consume (entirely).. I waste, squander.
abusio Latin (lat) (in general) abuse, misuse. (rhetoric) the loose or improper use of a word, catachresis.
abusion Old French (fro) Abuse. Deception; deceit. Lie; untruth.
abusioun Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as abusioun

Descendants of utor
abusen use
Descendants of ab
abiect abjuren abnegacioun abolisshen abounde abrogat absence absolucioun absolut absolven abundaunce abundaunt abundauntly adverten avancen avantage avauncen avauntage habaundance sans sconce sconse sense skonce