anti-humanitarian

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adjective an·ti-hu·man·i·tar·i·an \ ˌan-tē-hyü-ˌma-nə-ˈter-ē-ən , -yü- , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antihumanitarian

Definition of anti-humanitarian

:having or showing disregard for humanitarian values or human welfare
  • She had acquired all the appropriate gestures of revolutionary convictions—the gestures of pity, of anger, of indignation against the anti-humanitarian vices of the social class to which she belonged herself.
  • —Joseph Conrad

First Known Use of anti-humanitarian

1858


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