HyperDic: inhumane

English > 1 sense of the word inhumane:
ADJECTIVEallinhumanelacking and reflecting lack of pity / pity or compassion / compassion
inhumane > pronunciation
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English > inhumane: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaninglacking and reflecting lack of pity / pity or compassion / compassion.
  • "humans are innately inhumane
  • "biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used"
Attribute ofhumanenessThe quality of compassion or consideration for others (people or animals)
Narrowerbarbarous, brutal, cruel, fell, roughshod, savage, vicious(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
beastly, bestial, brute, brutish, brutalresembling a beast
cannibalicmarked by barbarity suggestive of a cannibal
cold, cold-blooded, inhuman, insensateWithout compunction or human feeling
pitiless, unkindDeficient in humane and kindly feelings
See alsopainfulCausing physical or psychological pain
Oppositehumanemarked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering
Nounsinhumanenessthe quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others
Adverbsinhumanelyin an inhumane manner

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