dehumanized dehumanized  /dɪ ˈhju mə naɪzd/


  • (adj) divested of human qualities or attributes



  1. The problem is that just as Japanese soldiers once dehumanized Chinese, Beijing's propaganda often paints Japanese as pure monsters.
  2. ReeveLindbergh: I can't answer that question, but the focus on my parents was so great that the kidnapping became a kind of sensation that to a certain extent was dehumanized.
  3. And that Michael Crichton has never met man, woman or scientific phenomenon that he cannot convert to dehumanized cliche.


  1. Sinjin Hawke and MikeQ's 'Thunderscan' Mines '90s Rave Graphics for Potent Futurism

    The dream of the '90s is alive in "ThunderScan," the latest video in Sinjin Hawke's Fractal Fantasy series. Framed by the strobe-lit ribcage of an eerily dehumanized architectural space, a throbbing blob of mercury pulsates like a rave flyer come to life...
    on January 27, 2014     Source: Spin

  2. Op-ed: The Deadly Effects of Outing

    When Grantland's Caleb Hannan outed transgender scientist Essay Anne Vanderbilt, his reporting dehumanized her. She eventually committed suicide. Featured Image:  read more
    on January 24, 2014     Source: The Advocate


  1. "Mike is very human," Crumpler said. "I think this whole ordeal has kind of dehumanized him for the last couple of months. But he's hurting. I do know that. That's a fact. He is hurting."
    on Aug 21, 2007 By: Alge Crumpler Source: USA Today

  2. In 2001, Livingstone said that "only some ghastly dehumanized moron would want to get rid of the Routemaster."
    on Dec 8, 2005 By: Ken Livingstone Source: CBS News

  3. "In the old days of anticommunist hysteria," Lowery said, "we compromised principles, we sacrificed ideals, we glorified violence, we maximized the material and minimized the spiritual, we dehumanized the poor, we trivialized social...
    on Jan 18, 2007 By: Joseph Lowery Source: People's Weekly World

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