[ UK /dˈɛhjuːmˌænaɪz/ ]
deprive of human qualities
Life in poverty has dehumanized them
- make mechanical or routine
How To Use dehumanise In A Sentence
- Enforced shaving of a prisoner's head has long been a systematic tool to 'dehumanize' and 'depersonalize' an individual. 'Bush's Republican Administration Used Torture Routinely' - REPORT
- Access to the cash that power brings, completely deranged and satisfying “investigations” that both dehumanize the opposition and give that warm fuzzy feeling of standing up for “principle” (no one is above the law — even, or especially those who have done nothing in its violation) and, best of all, they get to go on demolishing any hope of using government power to solve any actual problem out there. Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » Search and destroy
- Having been dehumanized in turn, they will embrace inhumanity and brutality.
- This religiously inspired ideology is deeply anti - Semitic, dehumanizes Jews, and demands Israel's destruction.
- This nostalgic embrace of primitiveness leads dystopians to interpret every technological advance as another step toward an ultimately dehumanized existence.
- It's a totalitarian regime that reduces and dehumanizes its population.
- A girlfriend of one of the men took issue with the label "migrant workers," saying it dehumanized them. The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed
- After a "ghastly, dehumanised moron" * killed off the much loved Routemaster London bus and replaced it with the more fare-dodger friendly bendy-bus, it was a relief when Boris Johnson was elected London Mayor on a platform (pun intended) of introducing a new style Routemaster. Archive 2008-10-01
- You kind of dehumanize the adult, bringing him down to the animal's level. CAROLINAS' NEWS CONNECTION
- I refused to swear blind allegiance, would not destabilize, wouldn't bed down to order, wouldn't dehumanize the human race. SKORPION'S DEATH