Learn English – More concise word or phrase for “people who have been taken advantage of”


I’m hoping for a single descriptive word for “people who have been taken advantage of”, but a shorter phrase would be ok.

These are people who now have a lack of trust and are in need of loyalty in their relationships.

Best Answer

A more decisive answer to your query might be exploited. For example:

Mr. X had very little knowledge about market prices and as such he was heavily exploited by the retailers.