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Definition of "humaneness" [humaneness]

  • The property of being humane. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "humaneness" in a sentence
  • "Not the least out-of-the-ordinary feature of this novel, with its piercing questions about humanity and humaneness, is the way it affectingly moves past gothic shudders to a wrenchingly desolate ending."
  • "Since nursing involves one human being helping another, the notion of humaneness has been associated traditionally with nursing."
  • "The government of Canada on Monday defended the "humaneness" of seal-hunting and rejected efforts to outlaw the practice, after a European Parliament committee voted to ban the import of seal products."