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Abusive Language

Definition - What does Abusive Language mean?

Abusive language is considered to be any language that is hurtful in nature and intended to cause offense. It is often cited in divorce and separation cases but can also be considered assault.

Justipedia explains Abusive Language

Abusive language is different according to each person, and the standard of it is met by determining whether the person who was forced to hear the words would find them hurtful, not if everyone would find the same words hurtful.

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