noun see inhuman

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  • inhumanness — See inhumanly. * * * …   Universalium

  • inhumanness — in·hu·man·ness …   English syllables

  • inhumanness — n(n)ə̇s noun : the quality or state of being inhuman …   Useful english dictionary

  • inhuman — adjective Etymology: Middle English inhumayne, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French inhumain, from Latin inhumanus, from in + humanus human Date: 15th century 1. a. lacking pity, kindness, or mercy ; savage < an inhuman tyrant > b. cold …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inhuman — inhumanly, adv. inhumanness, n. /in hyooh meuhn/ or, often, / yooh /, adj. 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. [1475 85; < L… …   Universalium

  • tyranny — n 1. despotism, dictatorship, supremacy, sovereignty, absolute power, unlimited authority, complete control, domination; iron hand or fist, iron rod, iron rule; oppression, repression, suppression. 2. absolutism, totalitarianism, autocracy,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • inhuman — /ɪnˈhjumən / (say in hyoohmuhn) adjective 1. lacking natural human feeling or sympathy for others; brutal. 2. not human. {late Middle English unhumayn, from Latin inhūmānus. See in 3} –inhumanly, adverb –inhumanness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • mortality — [n1] death bloodshed, carnage, deadliness, destruction, dying, extinction, fatality, killing, lethality, loss of life; concept 407 Ant. birth, life mortality [n2] humanness being, ephemerality, flesh, Homo sapiens, humanity, humankind, human race …   New thesaurus

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