Synonyms for exploitation

Synonyms for (noun) exploitation

Synonyms: victimisation, victimization, using, exploitation

Definition: an act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly)

Usage: capitalistic exploitation of the working class; paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization

Similar words: mistreatment

Definition: the practice of treating (someone or something) badly

Usage: he should be punished for his mistreatment of his mother


Synonyms: exploitation, development

Definition: the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful

Usage: the development of Alaskan resources; the exploitation of copper deposits

Similar words: usage, use, utilisation, utilization, employment, exercise

Definition: the act of using

Usage: he warned against the use of narcotic drugs; skilled in the utilization of computers