noun in·hu·man·i·ty \-ˈma-nə-tē\

: the quality or state of being cruel to other people or to animals

plural in·hu·man·i·ties

Full Definition of INHUMANITY

a :  the quality or state of being cruel or barbarous
b :  a cruel or barbarous act
:  absence of warmth or geniality :  impersonality

Examples of INHUMANITY

  1. <man's inhumanity to man has been a recurring theme in human history>

First Known Use of INHUMANITY

15th century

Rhymes with INHUMANITY

INHUMANITY Defined for Kids


noun in·hu·man·i·ty \ˌin-hyü-ˈma-nə-tē\
plural in·hu·man·i·ties

Definition of INHUMANITY for Kids

:  a cruel act or attitude <He cannot understand man's inhumanity to man.>


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