inhuman Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “inhuman” in the English Dictionary

"inhuman" in British English

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uk   us   /ɪnˈhjuː.mən/
C2 extremelycruel: Prisoners of ​war were ​subjected to inhuman and ​degradingtreatment.C2 not ​human in an ​unusual or ​frightening way: Most ​peoplefeel 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/
extremelycruel; ​lacking in or not ​influenced by ​humanfeeling: In those ​dayswarmovies always ​portrayed the ​enemy as ​fanatical, ​even inhuman.
(Definition of inhuman from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inhuman”
in Spanish inhumano…
in Vietnamese vô nhân đạo…
in Malaysian tidak berperikemanusiaan…
in Thai โหดร้าย…
in French inhumain…
in German unmenschlich…
in Chinese (Simplified) 残暴的, 无人性的, 非人的…
in Turkish vahşi, acımasız, merhametsiz…
in Russian бесчеловечный…
in Indonesian tidak manusiawi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 殘暴的, 無人性的, 非人的…
in Polish nieludzki…
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