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inhumaneadjective

uk   /ˌɪn.hjuːˈmeɪn/  us   /ˌɪn.hjuːˈmeɪn/
cruel and causing suffering to people or animals: Conditions for prisoners were described as inhumane. Many people believe factory farming is inhumane.
inhumanely
adverb uk   /ˌɪn.hjuːˈmeɪn.li/  us   /ˌɪn.hjuːˈmeɪn.li/
(Definition of inhumane from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inhumaneadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌɪn·hjuˈmeɪn/
cruel to people or animals in not caring about their suffering or about the conditions under which they live: We have a responsibility to protect animals from inhumane treatment.
(Definition of inhumane from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inhumane”
in Vietnamese vô nhân đạo…
in Spanish inhumano…
in Malaysian kejam…
in Thai ขาดมนุษยธรรม…
in French cruel…
in German unmenschlich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不仁慈的, 不人道的…
in Russian негуманный, жестокий…
in Turkish insanlık dışı, insafsız, acımasız…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不仁慈的, 不人道的…
in Indonesian kejam…
in Polish nieludzki, niehumanitarny…
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