verb (used with object), hu·man·ized, hu·man·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), hu·man·ized, hu·man·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for humanise
This law of evolution we cannot overthrow, we can only humanise its action.British Socialism|J. Ellis Barker
It would still be advisable to "humanise the governors of prisons, to civilise the warders, and to Christianise the Chaplains."Oscar Wilde, Volume 2 (of 2)|Frank Harris
It is almost metaphysical music; pure ideas take visible form, humanise themselves in a new kind of ecstasy.Plays, Acting and Music|Arthur Symons
One such truth-teller is worth all the moralists and preachers who ever laboured to humanise mankind.The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft|George Gissing
You are a young man that I should like to put in the witness-box, to humanise the minds of the legal profession.Little Dorrit|Charles Dickens