HyperDic: dehumanise

English > 2 senses of the word dehumanise:
VERBemotiondehumanise, dehumanizedeprive of human qualities
changedehumanise, dehumanizemake mechanical or routine
English > dehumanise: 2 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningdeprive of human qualities.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Synonymdehumanize
Broadertake down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put downReduce in worth or character, usually verbally
Oppositehumanize, humanisemake more humane
Spanishdeshumanizar
Catalandeshumanitzar
Nounsdehumanisationthe act of degrading people with respect to their best qualities
English > dehumanise: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake mechanical or routine.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymdehumanize
Broadermechanize, mechanisemake mechanical
Spanishdeshumanizar

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