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dehumanize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dehumanize

  1. to make (someone) feel or behave more like an animal than a human being <being deprived of clothes dehumanized the prisoners> Synonyms animalize, bestialize, brutalizeRelated Words abase, corrupt, debauch, degrade, demean, deprave, pervert, poison, profane, prostitute, subvert, warp; contaminate, pollute, taint; disgrace, humble, humiliateNear Antonyms dignify, exalt, honor; amend, improve; cleanse, purify, restore; respect; elevate, ennoble, uplift




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