- Also especially British, hu·man·ise .
- hu·man·i·za·tion, noun
- hu·man·iz·er, noun
- non·hu·man·ized, adjective
- o·ver·hu·man·ize, verb, o·ver·hu·man·ized, o·ver·hu·man·iz·ing.
- re·hu·man·i·za·tion, noun
- re·hu·man·ize, verb, re·hu·man·ized, re·hu·man·iz·ing.
- sem·i·hu·man·ized, adjective
- su·per·hu·man·ize, verb (used with object), su·per·hu·man·ized, su·per·hu·man·iz·ing.
- un·hu·man·ize, verb (used with object), un·hu·man·ized, un·hu·man·iz·ing.
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How to use humanize in a sentence
I was humanizing him and honoring him by the name he chooses to be called.Hey, Shorty: Brandon Scott, Baltimore’s Youngest Mayor, Speaks to His People | Shani Parrish | January 15, 2021 | Essence.com
I think humanizing leadership, humanizing the conversation, humanizing all aspects of business, is a trend that will continue to accelerate.7 life lessons on leadership during COVID and beyond | Sponsored Content: Integrate | October 26, 2020 | Search Engine Land
“They humanized [Kim Jong-Un] quite a bit,” David Brand, 32, said following the show.I Was Honeydicked Into Spending Christmas with ‘The Interview’ | Allison McNearney | December 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But before she left, she had encapsulated our defense and humanized Diana B. in a single statement.My First Autopsy Report: Excerpt From David Berg’s ‘Run, Brother, Run’` | David Berg | June 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It illustrated and humanized issues such as race, AIDS, eating disorders, prejudice, and addiction.
“The arc of his character over the three stories is how he becomes humanized by Watson,” he continued.
Man, by this community, debases himself less than the beasts are elevated and humanized.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VIII (of 10) | Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
They could not have done so at their ease had the river not been humanized.Lectures on Landscape | John Ruskin
Alcamenes represented him as a sort of humanized Zeus or Jupiter.A History of Art for Beginners and Students | Clara Erskine Clement
At a later time the whole was humanized, merely the horns, ears or hoofs remaining as relics of the animal form.The Sex Worship and Symbolism of Primitive Races | Sanger Brown, II
Something is achieved because it is really desired; existence is in so far humanized, a self has been realized.The Behavior of Crowds | Everett Dean Martin
British Dictionary definitions for humanize
to make or become human
to make or become humane
- humanization or humanisation, noun
- humanizer or humaniser, noun
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