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



BrE BrE//ˌɪnhjuːˈmænəti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪnhjuːˈmænəti//
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cruel behaviour or treatment; the fact of not having the usual human qualities of kindness and pity man’s inhumanity to man the inhumanity of the system opposite humanity Word Originlate 15th cent.: from Old French inhumanite or Latin inhumanitas, from inhumanus ‘inhuman’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: inhumanity