Definition of inhuman
- an inhuman tyrant
- inhuman living conditions
He let out an inhuman moan.
She had an almost inhuman desire to succeed.
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callous, case-hardened, cold-blooded, compassionless, desensitized, hard, hard-boiled, hard-hearted, heartless, indurate, inhumane, insensate, insensitive, ironhearted, merciless, obdurate, pitiless, remorseless, ruthless, soulless, stony (also stoney), take-no-prisoners, thick-skinned, uncharitable, unfeeling, unmerciful, unsparing, unsympathetic;
: very fierce or cruel
: having or showing no interest in individual people or their feelings : lacking emotional warmth
: not good enough for people to use or live in : extremely poor, dirty, or unhealthy
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