Synonyms of abusive in English:

abusive


See definition of abusive

adjective

1‘he was fined for making abusive comments to officials’

SYNONYMS
insulting, rude, vulgar, offensive, disparaging, belittling, derogatory, disrespectful, denigratory, uncomplimentary, pejorative, vituperative
disdainful, derisive, scornful, contemptuous
defamatory, slanderous, libellous, scurrilous, blasphemous
scolding, castigatory, reproving, reproachful
informal bitchy
archaic contumelious

2‘we rescued the animals from their abusive owner’

SYNONYMS
cruel, brutal, savage, inhuman, barbaric, barbarous, brutish, vicious, sadistic
ruthless, merciless, pitiless, remorseless, uncaring, heartless, cold-blooded, cold-hearted, unfeeling, unkind, inhumane