Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Lacking pity or compassion.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not humane; inhuman; hard-hearted; cruel.

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

  • adjective not humane; lacking and reflecting lack of pity, kindness, or compassion.

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

  • adjective cruel and savage, not humane

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

  • adjective lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion

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Examples

  • 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.

    CNN Transcript Feb 23, 2007

  • Choe said she decided to defect to protest what she called inhumane treatment by top embassy officials.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • 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.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • 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.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • A tall, tan former hog farmer named Art Norris decried what he described as the inhumane treatment of animals raised in confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs), the staggering amount of feces created by hogs and the number of plants already discharging into the Rock

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  • People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have engaged in a long-running protest over what they call inhumane treatment of chickens by Kentucky Fried Chicken.

    WLEX - LEX 18 News

  • A tall, tan former hog farmer named Art Norris decried what he described as the inhumane treatment of animals raised in confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs), the staggering amount of feces created by hogs and the number of plants already discharging into the Rock

    chicagotribune.com -

  • People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have engaged in a long-running protest over what they call inhumane treatment of chickens by Kentucky Fried Chicken.

    WLEX - LEX 18 News

  • A tall, tan former hog farmer named Art Norris decried what he described as the inhumane treatment of animals raised in confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs), the staggering amount of feces created by hogs and the number of plants already discharging into the Rock

    chicagotribune.com -

  • A tall, tan former hog farmer named Art Norris decried what he described as the inhumane treatment of animals raised in confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs), the staggering amount of feces created by hogs and the number of plants already discharging into the Rock

    chicagotribune.com -

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