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Synonyms for inhuman
ɪnˈhyu mən; often -ˈyu-in·hu·man

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  1. inhumanadjective


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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inhuman

    Whatever is not civilized is barbarian; barbaric indicates rude magnificence, uncultured richness; as, barbaric splendor, a barbaric melody. Barbarous refers to the worst side of barbarian life, and to revolting acts, especially of cruelty, such as a civilized man would not be expected to do; as, a barbarous deed. We may, however, say barbarous nations, barbarous tribes, without implying anything more than want of civilization and culture. Savage is more distinctly bloodthirsty than barbarous. In this sense we speak of a savage beast and of barbarous usage.

    atrocious, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, brutal, cruel, merciless, rude, savage, uncivilized, uncouth, untamed

    civilized, courtly, cultured, delicate, elegant, graceful, humane, nice, polite, refined, tender, urbane

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cold, cold-blooded, inhuman, insensateadjective

    without compunction or human feeling

    "in cold blood"; "cold-blooded killing"; "insensate destruction"

    dusty, cold, moth-eaten, stale, insentient, cold-blooded, frigid, insensate

    human, humane

  2. inhumanadjective

    belonging to or resembling something nonhuman

    "something dark and inhuman in form"; "a babel of inhuman noises"

    insensate, cold-blooded, cold

    human, humane

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inhumanadjective

    barbarous, brutal, SAVAGE, cruel, ruthless, pitiless, remorseless, merciless, fell, ferocious, unfeeling

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inhumanadjective

    savage, barbarous, fiendish, brutal, cruel

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  1. List of paraphrases for "inhuman":

    inhumane, subhuman, inhumanity

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  1. Alex Saab:

    If I'm extradited to the United States, every independent expert is categoric : I will be exposed to forced interrogation techniques, to torture, poor treatment, an unfair trial, inhuman detention conditions and cruel punishments, apart from United States, I have faith in God and I know He'll give me the strength to win.

  2. Cristian Parvulescu:

    (Prisoners) woke up with snow on their hair because it so was cold and the water in their mugs froze. It was inhuman ... They communicated by coughing in Morse code. christian Orthodox countries are masculine societies where justice is the result of negotiation.

  3. Said Boumedouha:

    The world’s spotlight is shining on Saudi Arabia. If authorities ignore widespread criticism and unashamedly continue with the flogging of Raif Badawi, Saudi Arabia would be demonstrating contempt for international law and disregard for world opinion, flogging and other forms of corporal judicial punishment violate the prohibition of torture and other ill-treatment. By continuing to dole out this inhuman punishment the Saudi Arabian authorities are flagrantly flouting basic human rights principles.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Naturally, I carry not a distinctive card between white and black; however, I resist and fight discriminating and inhuman conduct between black and white in whatever way by whoever. My heart and prayer stay in the rights of the victims since equality speaks humanity; otherwise, transparent justice becomes crucified; it's a mentality of evil.

  5. Sofronio Bancud:

    No priest, and no human being for that matter, deserves to be killed with utter brutality, disrespect and impunity, to kill a priest then, for whatever motive or cause, is not only unChristian and inhuman ; it is also un-Filipino.

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