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Definition of "inhuman" []

  • Lacking kindness, pity, or compassion; cruel. See Synonyms at cruel. (adjective)
  • Deficient in emotional warmth; cold. (adjective)
  • Not suited for human needs: an inhuman environment. (adjective)
  • Not of ordinary human form; monstrous. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inhuman" in a sentence
  • "Corporation ceased to enforce what he called inhuman discrimination."
  • "I've typed and deleted the word "inhuman" several times."
  • "In early July, Murdoch unexpectedly announced he was shutting down the 168-year-old, Sunday-only, James Murdoch, Rupert's son and News International chairman, said the paper had lost the trust of readers due to allegations about controversial reporting practices by its staff, some of which he characterized as "inhuman.""