Simple Definition of inhuman
: very fierce or cruel
: having or showing no interest in individual people or their feelings : lacking emotional warmth
: not good enough for people to use or live in : extremely poor, dirty, or unhealthy
Full Definition of inhuman
Examples of inhuman
He let out an inhuman moan.
She had an almost inhuman desire to succeed.
Origin of inhuman
Middle English inhumayne, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French inhumain, from Latin inhumanus, from in- + humanus human
First Known Use: 15th century
INHUMAN Defined for Kids
Definition of inhuman
1 : lacking pity or kindness <an inhuman tyrant>
2 : unlike what might be expected by a human <an inhuman scream>
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