Definition of dehumanize
: to deprive of human qualities, personality, or spirit
dehumanizationplay \(ˌ)dē-ˌhyü-mə-nə-ˈzā-shən, (ˌ)dē-ˌyü-\ noun
Examples of dehumanize in a sentence
Inspectors have observed terrible factory conditions that dehumanize workers.
the dehumanizing nature of torture
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DEHUMANIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dehumanize for English Language Learners
: to treat (someone) as though he or she is not a human being
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