rehumanize

verb re·hu·man·ize \ (ˌ)rē-ˈhyü-mə-ˌnīz , -ˈyü- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of rehumanize

rehumanized; rehumanizing
: to restore human qualities to : to humanize (someone or something) again
  • … having a chance to meet the offender, rehumanizes him.
  • —Sonya Friedman
  • If we want to reignite innovation and passion, we have to rehumanize work.
  • —Brené Brown

rehumanization

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌhyü-mə-nə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌyü-\ noun
    • Unfortunately, one of the most potent legacies of the Second World War is the degree to which this rehumanization of the 'enemy' did not happen.
    • —Keith Lowe

First Known Use of rehumanize

1749

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