[ UK /dˌɛhjuːmˌæna‍ɪzˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. the act of degrading people with respect to their best qualities
    science has been blamed for the dehumanization of modern life
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How To Use dehumanisation In A Sentence

  • Various authors have indicated that the dehumanization of others by means of ascribing animal attributes to them is a way to legitimize their exploitation and their exclusion from civilized society.
  • But Poe is not un-American, despite his aristocratic disgust with democracy, preference for the exotic, and themes of dehumanization.
  • science has been blamed for the dehumanization of modern life
  • It also explores doublespeak in terms of rhetorical devices, namely, personification, dehumanization, metaphor, understatement and inflation.
  • And they did this through direct dehumanisation and commoditisation of their victims, who were seen as an inferior race. Ahmadinejad's romantic revisionism
  • That dehumanisation is a by-product of the modern world - an effect to the modern world's cause - is a given.
  • In the face of dehumanization he remained human - and did not dehumanize his fellow humanity to try and get ahead or gain an advantage for himself.
  • The dehumanisation of women is not only detrimental to women but to men also.
  • Thus, what alarms him is the dehumanization, disembodiment and moral anaesthetization that is now, he believes, accompanying the substitution of virtuality for reality.
  • The Epistle of Philemon was used by both sides in the debate and, like the (spurious) notion that the curse of Ham was black skin (which is at odds with the begatting Ham does of most of Babylonia), is evidence only of religion being (re) interpreted for use as post facto moral justification for prejudice, the dehumanisation at the heart of it, and the abhorrent socio-political exploitations born of it. Bukiet on Brooklyn Books
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