Meaning of “inhuman” in the English Dictionary

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"inhuman" in British English

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uk /ɪnˈhjuː.mən/ us /ɪnˈhjuː.mən/

C2 extremely cruel:

Prisoners of war were subjected to inhuman and degrading treatment.

C2 not human in an unusual or frightening way:

Most people feel that there is something almost inhuman about perfection.

(Definition of “inhuman” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inhuman" in American English

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inhumanadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ɪnˈhju·mən/

extremely cruel; lacking in or not influenced by human feeling:

In those days war movies always portrayed the enemy as fanatical, even inhuman.

(Definition of “inhuman” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)