Definition of inhumane in English:

inhumane

Line breaks: in|hu¦mane
Pronunciation: /ɪnhjʊˈmeɪn
 
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adjective

Derivatives

inhumanely

adverb
More example sentences
  • See, it's important to me as a consumer that the food on my plate has not raised inhumanely.
  • They are said to have inhumanely treated internees, who sustained injuries following repeated assaults.
  • They've been picked out and treated very inhumanely, without a chance to rectify a mistake or correct their status.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'inhuman, brutal'): originally a variant of inhuman (rare after 1700); in modern use from in-1 'not' + humane (the current sense dating from the early 19th century).

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