inhumanity inhumanity  /ɪnhju ˈmæ nə ti/


  1. (n) the quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others
  2. (n) an act of atrocious cruelty



  1. Faced with the globalized inhumanity that is burning the 21st century, Kouchner is introducing a new humanism without geographical or political borders.
  2. When confronted with real inhumanity, as opposed to his own affected coldness, Coyne softens unexpectedly, and his emotions wake up.
  3. Then perhaps you will realize how much you debase our entire society when you create a post that you know will become a platform to indulge the inhumanity of hula and his ilk.


  • Haunting Images Chronicle 165 Years Of A World At War

    Images from conflicts in 28 countries are now on view at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. "The more you've seen of death and inhumanity, the more it turns you into someone who really can't stand the sight of war," says photojournalist David Burnett.
    on August 12, 2013     Source: NPR

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  1. "In our lifetime, we have experienced the ravages of war, the Holocaust, man's inhumanity to man and tasted the joy of freedom," said Rabbi Arthur Schneier, who lived in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe. "This momentous occasion takes places on...
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: Rabbi Arthur Schneier Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "No religion, faith or cause can justify such violence or inhumanity. On this solemn occasion, we must rededicate ourselves to fighting and eliminating terrorism with determination and joint action," Singh said.
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Manmohan Singh Source: The Canadian Press

  3. A spokesman for the Israeli government, Mark Regev, called the skit "another example of (Hamas) cruelty and inhumanity."
    on Dec 14, 2008 By: Mark Regev Source: International Herald Tribune

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