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inhumane

[ in-hyoo-meyn or, often, -yoo- ]
/ ˌɪn hyuˈmeɪn or, often, -yu- /
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adjective

not humane; lacking humanity, kindness, compassion, etc.

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Origin of inhumane

1590–1600; variant of inhuman; see in-3, humane

OTHER WORDS FROM inhumane

in·hu·mane·ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH inhumane

inhuman, inhumane
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