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 humanize
Whether we decide to follow this path, the best we can do to help people like Joni is to normalize and humanize atheism.Loud, Proud, and Atheist: ‘Openly Secular’ Encourages Nonbelievers to Come Out of the Closet|Vlad Chituc|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He used them to illustrate a political point, or, more frequently, to humanize himself with his audience.
Jenkins manages to humanize Manning while simultaneously explaining and elevating his mythology.Super Bowl Lineup: The Best NFL Longreads This Season|Ben Teitelbaum|January 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now a new off-Broadway play seeks to humanize Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.
The film seeks to humanize these four pariahs of the medical profession.‘After Tiller’ Profiles Last Four U.S. Doctors Who Do Late-Term Abortions|Marlow Stern|July 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It isn't child's play, it isn't sport where it is necessary to blend barbarity and humanity so as to conciliate and humanize them.
Patrons of all the arts that humanize mankind, under your protection I place humanity herself!Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland|Henry B. Stanton
The knowledge that Aubrey had written them served to humanize him and remove his aloofness in her eyes.Gargoyles|Ben Hecht
Incident he uses with reserve, but with picturesque effects; figures do not dominate his landscape but humanize it.
Its influence has undoubtedly tended to broaden and humanize Moslem law.