verb (used with object), hu·man·ized, hu·man·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), hu·man·ized, hu·man·iz·ing.
- humanistic psychology,
Origin of humanize
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