Inhuman



[in-hyoo-muh n or, often, -yoo-] /ɪnˈhyu mən or, often, -ˈyu-/

adjective
1.
lacking qualities of sympathy, pity, warmth, compassion, or the like; cruel; brutal:
an inhuman master.
2.
not suited for human beings.
3.
not human.
/ɪnˈhjuːmən/
adjective
1.
Also inhumane (ˌɪnhjuːˈmeɪn). lacking humane feelings, such as sympathy, understanding, etc; cruel; brutal
2.
not human
adj.

mid-15c., “cruel,” from Latin inhumanus “inhuman, savage, cruel, rude, barbarous,” from in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + humanus “human” (see human). Spelled inhumane till 18c. (see humane).

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