In humane


[in-hyoo-meyn or, often, -yoo-]
not humane; lacking humanity, kindness, compassion, etc.

1590–1600; variant of inhuman; see in-3, humane

inhumanely, adverb

inhuman, inhumane. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Word Origin & History

1481, from L. 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 (q.v.).
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