HyperDic: dehumanize

English > 2 senses of the word dehumanize:
VERBemotiondehumanize, dehumanisedeprive of human qualities
changedehumanize, dehumanisemake mechanical or routine
dehumanize > pronunciation
Soundsdihhhyuw'mahnayz
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > dehumanize: 2 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningdeprive of human qualities.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"Life in poverty has dehumanized them"
Synonymdehumanise
Broadertake down, degrade, disgrace, demean, put downReduce in worth or character, usually verbally
Oppositehumanize, humanisemake more humane
Spanishdeshumanizar
Catalandeshumanitzar
Nounsdehumanizationthe act of degrading people with respect to their best qualities
English > dehumanize: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake mechanical or routine.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymdehumanise
Broadermechanize, mechanisemake mechanical
Spanishdeshumanizar

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