Definition of dehumanize
OTHER WORDS FROM dehumanizede·hu·man·i·za·tion [dee-hyoo-muh-nahy-zey-shuhn or, often, -yoo-], /diˌhyu məˌnaɪˈzeɪ ʃən or, often, -ˌyu-/, noun
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Back at Bessemer, though, workers were being pressed to work harder and longer, and they felt dehumanized.Tech’s new labor movement is harnessing lessons learned a century ago|Sarah Jaffe|June 30, 2021|MIT Technology Review
By that, she includes those who have been dehumanized and devalued, even those whom we might think got what they deserve.
In that instant, in that moment, I’m fearful as a woman, I’m dehumanized as a woman.‘I’m a Senator.’ Sarah McBride Takes No Prisoners, No Guff|Isabelle Lee|April 17, 2021|Ozy
Hope that we can all set aside our egos for a moment to see where we might have casually dehumanized someone else.Jeremy Lin: Despite Fear and Anger After the Atlanta Shootings, There Is Hope|Jeremy Lin with Patricia Sun|March 22, 2021|Time
What becomes clear, in reading Grinker’s book, is that at several points in our recent history, our stories, far from making sense of suffering or easing it, have served to dehumanize people and deprive them of their dignity.How colonialism and capitalism helped place a stigma on mental illness|Balaji Ravichandran|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
There are a number of words people use to verbally attack, dehumanize, and other transgender women like me.
Epps is, in many ways, a false prophet who uses religion as a means to dehumanize what he calls his “property.”Michael Fassbender Opens Up About ‘12 Years A Slave,’ Religion, and Assassin’s Creed|Marlow Stern|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Totalitarians dehumanize their enemies; democrats empathize.Understanding Anti-American Totalitarian Terrorism|Gil Troy|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The way they justify their abuse is that they dehumanize them.Wilfred de Bruijn and France’s Scary Gay-Marriage Backlash|Janine di Giovanni|April 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Such despicable nonsense is spouted for one reason: to dehumanize Palestinians.What Evangelicals Get Wrong About Israel and the Palestinians|Kirsten Powers|November 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But Mr. Kingsley refuses to dehumanize himself in order to become historian and philosopher.
I combat it as having a tendency to dehumanize the negro, to take away from him the right of ever striving to be a man.The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Four|Abraham Lincoln
Does God's law dehumanize the slave, and reduce him to a mere chattel?A Defence of Virginia|Robert L. Dabney
We dehumanize the universe, but we do not render it the less grand and mysterious.The Breath of Life|John Burroughs