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inhumane

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2 having or showing the desire to inflict severe pain and suffering on others
  • an inhumane dictator who tortured and murdered thousands of his own people

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“Inhumane.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inhumane. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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