Definition of inhumane
: not humane : inhuman 1 the inhumane treatment of prisoners
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
Origin and Etymology of inhumane
Medieval French inhumain & Latin inhumanus
First Known Use: 1536
INHUMANE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inhumane for English Language Learners
: not kind or gentle to people or animals : not humane
INHUMANE Defined for Kids
Definition of inhumane for Students
: not kind or humane They protested the inhumane treatment of prisoners.
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