[ UK /hjˈuːmɐnˌa‍ɪz/ ]
  1. make more humane
    The mayor tried to humanize life in the big city
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How To Use humanise In A Sentence

  • Animals are humanized, that is, the kinship between animal and human life is still keenly felt, and this reminds us of those early animistic interpretations of nature which subsequently led to doctrines of metempsychosis. The Art of the Story-Teller
  • One of the first aims of propaganda is to dehumanize the enemy in the public mind.
  • Yet while pilotless drones are dehumanised and impersonalised, mobile phone ring tones and screensavers are instances of the humanity and personality of the people behind technology.
  • Further, in making him a slave, he does not merely unhumanize _one_ individual, but UNIVERSAL MAN. The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus
  • We have thus been thoroughly and systematically dehumanized. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook
  • Brasyl isn't just a parallel dimensions story, it tackles big issues like free will and the heat death of the universe and places them in intensely personal stories, which serves to humanize these ideas and make them easier to understand. REVIEW: Brasyl by Ian McDonald
  • And “retard” is a pejorative term used to dehumanize the mentally retarded. Matthew Yglesias » Does Anybody Know How to Do Development?
  • In both cases the result of improvement is a dehumanized landscape and something like a moral vacuum.
  • By the way, in case you never thought about it, “Reds” is an invidious term calculated to dehumanize radical activists. Dry up the tears for that golden period in US Journalism that never was
  • That structure stresses open communications and collaboration, and it humanizes the organization by eliminating the number and pictorial importance of levels.
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