Definition of humane
humanenessplay \hyü-ˈmān-nəs, yü-\ noun
Examples of humane in a sentence
It's not humane to treat animals that way.
Conditions in the prison are more humane now.
Origin and Etymology of humane
Middle English humain
First Known Use: 1552
HUMANE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of humane for English Language Learners
: kind or gentle to people or animals
HUMANE Defined for Kids
Definition of humane for Students
: having sympathy and consideration for people or animals
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