inhumane inhumane  /ɪnhju ˈmeɪn/


  • (adj) lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion


  1. In the meantime, many now unaffordable horses are being sold to abbatoirs south of the border where inhumane methods of slaughter are practiced.
  2. I have no desire to continue on in such an inhumane existence.
  3. We believe that is fundamentally inhumane and cruel.


  1. Activists call for end to Chinese dog meat festival

    BEIJING, June 21 (UPI) -- An annual Chinese festival marked by the eating of dog meat has drawn protests from animal rights activists who claim the event is inhumane.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. House Passage of Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Conforms Law to Modern Science

    WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) praised the passage of U.S. Rep. Trent Franks' (R-AZ) Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 1797) on the House floor today. Despite President Obama's veto threat, FRC calls on the Senate to pass legislation to stop the inhumane painful abortion of unborn children 20 weeks and older.(Logo: http://photos ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News


  1. "It is not an exaggeration to say that such an action would set us back years in the war on terrorism," Woolsey wrote in a letter released by Seick. "Mosab's deportation would be such an inhumane act it would constitute a blight on American...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: James Woolsey Source:

  2. Reactions ~Said the opposition voice said ElBaradei, "It's a clear-cut message to the regime that the Egyptian people are sick and tired of practices that are inhumane."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Mohamed ElBaradei Source:

  3. "No goals can be achieved with violence, killing innocent people and terrorism," Gul said in a written statement. "These attacks show how inhumane and miserable the instigators are."
    on Jul 27, 2008 By: Abdullah Gul Source: International Herald Tribune

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ennui ennui
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