pitiless unfeeling unkind
inhumane in`hu*mane" ([i^]n`h[=u]*m[=a]n"), adj. not humane; lacking and reflecting lack of pity, kindness, or compassion; as, humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world; biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used. [Narrower terms: {barbarous, brutal, cruel, fell, roughshod, savage, vicious}; {beastly, bestial, brute(prenominal), brutish, cannibalic ; {brutal, cruel}; {cold, cold-blooded, inhuman, insensate ; {pitiless, unfeeling, unkind ; {painful (vs. painless) ] Also See: {uncivilized}. Antonym: {humane}. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • pitiless — adj merciless, unmerciful, unpitying, unsparing, unsympathetic, unfeeling, unkind, impervious, insentient, inexorable; cold, frigid, heartless, soulless, passionless, cold hearted, hard hearted, marble hearted, iron hearted; callous, thickskinned …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • unfeeling — [adj] hard hearted, numb anesthetized, apathetic, asleep, benumbed, brutal, callous, cantankerous, churlish, cold, coldblooded, cold fish*, cold hearted, crotchety, cruel, deadened, exacting, feelingless, hard, hardened, heartless, icy, inanimate …   New thesaurus

  • unfeeling — Synonyms and related words: abiotic, affectless, analgesia, anesthesia, anesthetized, arctic, asleep, autistic, azoic, benumbed, blunt, bowelless, brutal, callosity, callous, calloused, callousness, cantankerous, catatonic, chill, chilly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unkind — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. pitiless, merciless, hard hearted, cruel, brutal, harsh, inhuman. See malevolence. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. inconsiderate, unsympathetic, harsh, severe, malignant, spiteful, mean, malicious,… …   English dictionary for students

  • unkind — adj 1. unbenign, unbenignant, kindless, unkindly, unchristianly, unchristianlike, unchristian; inconsiderate, unthoughtful, insensitive; uncharitable, inhospitable, unamiable, unfriendly; nasty, mean, mean spirited, cruel; spiteful, malignant,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • barbarous brutal cruel fell roughshod savage vicious — inhumane in hu*mane ([i^]n h[=u]*m[=a]n ), adj. not humane; lacking and reflecting lack of pity, kindness, or compassion; as, humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world; biological weapons are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beastly bestial bruteprenominal brutish cannibalic — inhumane in hu*mane ([i^]n h[=u]*m[=a]n ), adj. not humane; lacking and reflecting lack of pity, kindness, or compassion; as, humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world; biological weapons are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brutal cruel — inhumane in hu*mane ([i^]n h[=u]*m[=a]n ), adj. not humane; lacking and reflecting lack of pity, kindness, or compassion; as, humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world; biological weapons are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cold cold-blooded inhuman insensate — inhumane in hu*mane ([i^]n h[=u]*m[=a]n ), adj. not humane; lacking and reflecting lack of pity, kindness, or compassion; as, humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world; biological weapons are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inhumane — in hu*mane ([i^]n h[=u]*m[=a]n ), adj. not humane; lacking and reflecting lack of pity, kindness, or compassion; as, humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world; biological weapons are considered too… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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