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hu·mane

humane

 
 
pronunciation:
hyu meIn
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: showing kindness or mercy.
We try hard to give humane care to our house pets.
antonyms:
atrocious, brutal, cruel, inhuman
similar words:
gentle, good, sympathetic
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derivations: humanely (adv.), humaneness (n.)