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Definition of "inhumane" []

  • Lacking pity or compassion. (adjective)
  • Treating people in a cruel way (adjective)

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Use "inhumane" in a sentence
  • "And the illegal alien lobby says the federal government is using what it calls inhumane facilities to detain illegal aliens, even though those facilities are equipped with computers, video games and toys."
  • "Choe said she decided to defect to protest what she called inhumane treatment by top embassy officials."
  • "LOS ANGELES Reuters - Thousands of inmates in up to eight California prisons have taken part in a 9-day-old hunger strike, demanding an end to what they call inhumane conditions, prison officials and an inmate advocacy group said on Tuesday."