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Meaning of DEHUMANIZE

Pronunciation:  dee'hyoomu`nIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make mechanical or routine
  2. [v]  deprive of human qualities; "Life in povery has dehumanized them"
 

DEHUMANIZE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: dehumanise, dehumanise
 
 Antonyms: humanise, humanize
 
 See Also: degrade, demean, disgrace, mechanise, mechanize, put down

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*hu"man*ize\, v. t.
To divest of human qualities, such as pity, tenderness, etc.;
as, dehumanizing influences.

 

 

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