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Meaning of INHUMANITY

Pronunciation:  `inhyoo'manitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an act of atrocious cruelty
  2. [n]  the quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others
 

INHUMANITY is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: atrocity, inhumaneness
 
 Antonyms: humaneness
 
 See Also: atrociousness, atrocity, barbarism, barbarity, barbarity, barbarousness, brutality, cruelty, enormity, heinousness, inhuman treatment, mercilessness, outrage, quality, savagery, unmercifulness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`hu*man"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Inhumanities}. [L.
inhumanitas: cf. F. inhumanit['e].]
The quality or state of being inhuman; cruelty; barbarity.

      Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands
      mourn.                                   --Burns.

 
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 Related Terms: acuteness, animality, atrociousness, atrocity, barbarity, barbarousness, beastliness, bestiality, bloodiness, bloodlust, bloodthirst, bloodthirstiness, bloody-mindedness, brutality, brutalness, brutishness, cannibalism, cruelness, cruelty, destructiveness, extremity, ferociousness, ferocity, fiendishness, fierceness, force, furiousness, harshness, impetuosity, inclemency, inhumaneness, intensity, malignity, mercilessness, mindlessness, murderousness, pitilessness, rigor, roughness, ruthlessness, sadism, sadistic cruelty, sanguineousness, savagery, severity, sharpness, terrorism, truculence, ungentleness, vandalism, vehemence, venom, viciousness, violence, virulence, wanton cruelty
 

 

 

 

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