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inhuman

in·hu·man

inhuman

 
pronunciation:
In hyu mn
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: characterized by a lack of human warmth, mercy, or sympathy; cruel, brutal, or unfeeling.
inhuman punishment
synonyms:
barbarous, brutal, callous, cruel, fiendish, heartless, inhumane, mean, merciless, pitiless, remorseless, ruthless, unfeeling
antonyms:
human, humane
similar words:
brutish, cold, cold-blooded, demoniac, diabolic, Draconian, fell, ferocious, grim, hardhearted, impersonal, insensitive, obdurate, oppressive, relentless, satanic, savage, stonyhearted, truculent, unkind, unnatural
definition 2: not suited to human life or needs.
inhuman living conditions
synonyms:
barbarous, brutal, hellish, hostile
similar words:
ferocious, grim, hard, harsh, oppressive, savage, severe, terrible
definition 3: abnormal or not human.
an inhuman shapean inhuman cry
antonyms:
human
similar words:
abnormal, alien, eerie, irregular, strange, unearthly, weird
derivations: inhumanly (adv.), inhumanness (n.)