Definition of dehumanization noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dehumanization

 noun
(British English also -isation)noun
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˌhjuːmənaɪˈzeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˌhjuːmənəˈzeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the act of making somebody lose their human qualities such as kindness, pity, etc. the dehumanization of people in times of war