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inhumane

[in-hyoo-meyn or, often, -yoo-] /ˌɪn hyuˈmeɪn or, often, -yu-/
adjective
1.
not humane; lacking humanity, kindness, compassion, etc.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; variant of inhuman; see in-3, humane
Related forms
inhumanely, adverb
Can be confused
inhuman, inhumane.
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Word Origin and History for in humane

inhumane

adj.

late 15c., from Latin inhumanus (see inhuman). Originally a variant spelling and pronunciation of inhuman, it appears to have died out 17c. but been revived c.1822 as a negative form of humane.

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