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
Dogs aren’t the only animals that suffer cruel and inhumane breeding conditions.
The ban was passed more than a decade ago after proponents said the process of fattening the livers of the birds was cruel and inhumane.
Brace yourselves: Kelly, who willingly joined the Trump administration and orchestrated an inhumane immigration crackdown in his role at the Department of Homeland Security, likes Confederate monuments.
Under Lee Baca, the Los Angeles County jails were not only inhumane and cruel.
Turning the inhumane, illogical, and often extralegal weapons of this war against yet more enemies would serve only to degrade our legal and political culture further.
There is such a quick assumption of ill will and an increasing sanctimony and humorlessness that can often seem inhumane.
But inhumane tactics are unlawful, such as shooting iguanas with a BB gun or any other method that would harm them.
But animal-rights activists say the hunts are inhumane and unnecessary.
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Origin and Etymology of inhumane
First Known Use: 1536See Words from the same year
Synonymsaffectless, callous, case-hardened, cold-blooded, compassionless, desensitized, hard-boiled, hard-hearted, heartless, indurate, inhuman, hard, insensate, insensitive, ironhearted, merciless, obdurate, pachydermatous, pitiless, remorseless, ruthless, slash-and-burn, soulless, stony (also stoney), stonyhearted, take-no-prisoners, thick-skinned, uncharitable, unfeeling, unmerciful, unsparing, unsympathetic
Antonymscharitable, compassionate, humane, kindhearted, kindly, merciful, sensitive, softhearted, sympathetic, tender, tenderhearted, warm, warmhearted
Related Wordsboorish, heedless, inconsiderate, thoughtless, uncaring, unfriendly, unloving, unthinking; grim, hard-bitten, harsh, heavy-handed, ironfisted, ironhanded, jackbooted, knock-down, drag-out (or knock-down-and-drag-out), oppressive, rough, rough-and-tumble, severe, sledgehammer, stern, tough, ungentle; abusive, acrimonious, disagreeable, hateful, ill-natured, ill-tempered, malevolent, malicious, mean, rancorous, spiteful, surly, virulent; barbarous, bestial, brutal, brutish, cruel, evil-minded, savage, vicious; austere, cold, frosty
Near Antonymsbenevolent, benignant, gentle, kind; clement, indulgent, lenient, mild; cordial, friendly, good-natured, good-tempered, gracious; tolerant, understanding; affectionate, fond, loving
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