[ in-hyoo-muhn or, often, -yoo- ]
/ ɪnˈhyu mən or, often, -ˈyu- /
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Origin of inhuman
OTHER WORDS FROM inhumanin·hu·man·ly, adverbin·hu·man·ness, noun
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How to use inhuman in a sentence
It is a creepy sound, inhumanly high-pitched and strangely clipped and emphatic: “S-s-eeg maheevoh s-s-speeree.”The Stacks: The Judas Priest Teen Suicide Trial|Ivan Solotaroff|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the family box in front of the TV cameras, the Palins were assembled, looking inhumanly gorgeous and well-groomed.The Palin Girls Don't Share|Meghan McCain|September 17, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Give me none of your logical madness; whatever standard you adopt, do not reason so inhumanly.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
Yea, in the full gaze of inhumanly large policemen would he do these things.Bunker Bean|Harry Leon Wilson
In this way they showed that they knew they had acted not only inhumanly but foolishly.The Post of Honour|Richard Wilson
For you have treated me so inhumanly, that I have some reason to resent it.Dryden's Works Vol. 3 (of 18)|John Dryden
Her moral worth holds man in some restraint and preserves his ways from becoming inhumanly corrupt.Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women|George Sumner Weaver
British Dictionary definitions for inhuman
/ (ɪnˈhjuːmən) /
Also: inhumane (ˌɪnhjuːˈmeɪn) lacking humane feelings, such as sympathy, understanding, etc; cruel; brutal
Derived forms of inhumaninhumanely, adverbinhumanly, adverbinhumanness, noun
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