Definition of inhumane adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌɪnhjuːˈmeɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪnhjuːˈmeɪn//
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not caring about the suffering of other people or animals; very cruel synonym callous inhumane treatment of animals/prisoners opposite humane Word Originlate Middle English (in the sense ‘inhuman, brutal’): originally a variant of inhuman (rare after 1700); in modern use from in- ‘not’ + humane (the current sense dating from the early 19th cent.).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: inhumane