Examples of inhumanity in a Sentence
man's inhumanity to man has been a recurring theme in human history
Recent Examples of inhumanity from the Web
There’s a daily battle of which will get more attention: the inhumanity or the incompetence. ...
The House’s health-care bill, briefly left for dead on account of its inhumanity, was resurrected like Frankenstein’s monster and given enough cosmetic tweaks to get to 217 votes.
The lead designer Brendan Greene (also known as PlayerUnknown) created the game to mimic the Japanese cult film Battle Royale, a goofily disturbing meditation on man’s inhumanity.
This exhibit features artworks of more than 30 artists addressing the many faces of inhumanity.
Like other Polish poets, Milosz felt the need to respond in a radical way to the disgrace of Europe—its sinking into inhumanity, its complicity in genocide—by trying to remake poetry from the ground up.
But there are moments when the machine reveals its inhumanity.
Children of Men is about trauma coming home, and about a world in which the apparent end of the human race is not the cause of our manifest inhumanity to each other, but just punishment for it.
The bill clearly stated that the purpose was to recognize the part slaves played in settling this steamy, wild land and to acknowledge the inhumanity of their state while doing so.
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First Known Use of inhumanity
Synonymsatrociousness, atrocity, barbarity, barbarousness, brutality, cruelness, fiendishness, heartlessness, cruelty, inhumanness, sadism, savageness, savagery, truculence, viciousness, wantonness
Antonymsbenignity, compassion, good-heartedness, humaneness, humanity, kindheartedness, kindness, sympathy, tenderheartedness
Related Wordshard-heartedness, mercilessness, pitilessness, ruthlessness, unfeelingness; fellness, ferociousness, ferocity, fierceness, grimness; bloodlust, bloodthirstiness, murderousness, sanguineness, sanguinity; cattiness, despitefulness, hatefulness, malevolence, maliciousness, malignity, meanness, nastiness, spitefulness; hardhandedness, harshness, heavy-handedness, oppressiveness
Near Antonymstenderness, warmheartedness, warmness, warmth; charitableness, clemency, leniency, mercifulness, mercy, pity
INHUMANITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inhumanity for English Language Learners
: the quality or state of being cruel to other people or to animals
INHUMANITY Defined for Kids
Definition of inhumanity for Students
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