inhumanity

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noun in·hu·man·i·ty \ˌin-(ˌ)hyü-ˈma-nə-tē, -(ˌ)yü-\

Definition of inhumanity

plural

inhumanities

  1. 1a :  the quality or state of being cruel or barbarousb :  a cruel or barbarous act

  2. 2 :  absence of warmth or geniality :  impersonality

Examples of inhumanity in a sentence

  1. man's inhumanity to man has been a recurring theme in human history

15th Century

First Known Use of inhumanity

15th century


INHUMANITY Defined for English Language Learners

inhumanity

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noun in·hu·man·i·ty \ˌin-(ˌ)hyü-ˈma-nə-tē, -(ˌ)yü-\

Definition of inhumanity for English Language Learners

  • : the quality or state of being cruel to other people or to animals


INHUMANITY Defined for Kids

inhumanity

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noun in·hu·man·i·ty \ˌin-hyü-ˈma-nə-tē\

Definition of inhumanity for Students

plural

inhumanities

  1. :  a cruel act or attitude He cannot understand man's inhumanity to man.



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