[dee-hyoo-muh-nahyz or, often, -yoo-]
verb (used with object), dehumanized, dehumanizing.
to deprive of human qualities or attributes; divest of individuality: Conformity dehumanized him.
Also, especially British, dehumanise.

1810–20; de- + humanize

dehumanization, noun Unabridged
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dehumanize or dehumanise (diːˈhjuːməˌnaɪz)
1.  to deprive of human qualities
2.  to render mechanical, artificial, or routine
dehumanise or dehumanise
dehumani'zation or dehumanise
dehumani'sation or dehumanise

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Word Origin & History

1818, from de- + humanize (see human).
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Example sentences
The thinking that is behind acts of genocide is always the same: first
  dehumanize your enemies.
People tend to resist efforts to marginalize and dehumanize them the more these
  efforts are made.
Stereotypes about human beings tend to dehumanize people, placing all members
  of a group into one, simple category.
The legal community possesses the power to humanize or dehumanize our legal
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