Examples of inhumane in a Sentence
inhumane wardens who regularly ignored the crying children in their care
an inhumane dictator who tortured and murdered thousands of his own people
Recent Examples of inhumane from the Web
Animal-rights types counter that killing them is inhumane, and that kangaroo meat is rife with bacteria.
Other doctors, such as the notorious Josef Mengele, committed inhumane medical experiments on Auschwitz prisoners.
Without those documents, the government was able to get away with the inhumane testing, even in a court of law.
Think about what happens in detention, the inhumane treatment some detainees have endured before being deported.
The nuances of Mae’s PTSD from growing up as a slave gave me a peek into what life must have been like for many of our ancestors who were held under such inhumane conditions.
The way these animals are being treated, however, is completely inhumane and culture should never be a scapegoat for cruelty.
These inhumane, incompetent, selfish, soulless somebodies in the Republican Party are lying like hell per their usual.
The federal class action lawsuit contended that the lack of air conditioning at the unit was potentially life-threatening for heat-sensitive inmates and inhumane for all inmates.
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Origin and Etymology of inhumane
First Known Use: 1536See Words from the same year
callous, case-hardened, cold-blooded, compassionless, desensitized, hard, hard-boiled, hard-hearted, heartless, indurate, inhuman, insensate, insensitive, ironhearted, merciless, obdurate, pitiless, remorseless, ruthless, soulless, stony (also stoney), take-no-prisoners, thick-skinned, uncharitable, unfeeling, unmerciful, unsparing, unsympathetic;
INHUMANE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inhumane for English Language Learners
: not kind or gentle to people or animals : not humane
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