Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • etc. See humanization, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Chiefly Brit. Same as humanization.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of humanization.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of making more human

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Examples

  • Ah! what a blessed word is "humanisation," the very equivalent, in syllables as in blessedness, of "Mesopotamia"!

    Matthew Arnold

  • Besides the large-scale, largely impersonal destruction that the team witnessed and heard of, it was especially distressing to hear of individual cases in which soldiers had been within seeing, hearing and speaking distance of their victims for significant stretches of time, but despite the opportunity for 'humanisation', had denied wounded people access to lifesaving medical care, or even shot at civilians at short range ... "

    Palestine Chronicle - Headlines

  • Besides the large-scale, largely impersonal destruction that the team witnessed and heard of, it was especially distressing to hear of individual cases in which soldiers had been within seeing, hearing and speaking distance of their victims for significant stretches of time, but despite the opportunity for 'humanisation', had denied wounded people access to lifesaving medical care, or even shot at civilians at short range ... "

    Palestine Blogs aggregator

  • The solution can only come through a twofold commitment: firstly, the humanisation of sexuality, in other words a spiritual and human renewal bringing a new way of behaving towards one another; and secondly, true friendship, above all with the suffering, a readiness - even through personal sacrifice - to stand by those who suffer .

    Travel

  • Our hero now needs to do this “de-humanisation” of the victim based on his/her previous actions, believes, or simply belonging to a certain group.

    Human nature

  • Our hero now needs to do this “de-humanisation” of the victim based on his/her previous actions, believes, or simply belonging to a certain group.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • That can really lie only in a humanisation of sexuality.

    Pope Benedict edges away from total ban on use of condoms

  • The solution can only come through a twofold commitment: firstly, the humanisation of sexuality, in other words a spiritual and human renewal bringing a new way of behaving towards one another; and secondly, true friendship, above all with the suffering, a readiness - even through personal sacrifice - to stand by those who suffer.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • And I totally agree with your comments about the humanisation of people such as Cowell.

    Pop Culture Vortex

  • Australian Guantanamo: Pamela Curr asks if strategies of systematic de-humanisation in Australian detention centres owe anything to US torture techniques.

    DISCLOSURE BY DRIP, DRIP, DRIP?

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