noun. ['mælˈtriːtmənt'] cruel or inhumane treatment.
- inhuman treatment
- child abuse
- child neglect
- mal- (English)
- mal- (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
- treatment (English)
- -ment (English)
Words that Rhyme with Maltreatment
Example sentences of the word maltreatment
1. Noun, singular or mass
Many children suffered from more than one form of maltreatment.