Character 10
Hyphenation in hu man i ty
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Definitions and meanings of "Inhumanity"

What do we mean by inhumanity?

Lack of pity or compassion. noun

An inhuman or cruel act. noun

The state or quality of being inhuman or inhumane; cruelty; barbarity. noun

Synonyms Unkindness, brutality, ruthlessness. noun

The quality or state of being inhuman or inhumane; cruelty; barbarity. noun

The lack of compassion. noun

An inhuman act. noun

The quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others noun

An act of atrocious cruelty noun

The lack of compassion.

An inhuman act.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Inhumanity

The word "inhumanity" in example sentences

Africa, and the people in the market-place a lively and chromatic jangle; but the shadow of what we call inhumanity (when we are trying to persuade ourselves that humanity is something very different) chills and darkens the heart. ❋ Unknown (1915)

Moreover, this would silence once and for all those gabblers who had undertaken to criticise him for what they called his inhumanity in banishing this only son when he was only trying to bring up that child in the way he should go. ❋ Francis Hopkinson Smith (1876)

The inhumanity is clear from the hideous lips and mouth and eyes as cold and expressionless as those of a dead fish. ❋ Frankwu (2008)

His contrition for chemical inhumanity is shaded in the gloom of cosmic insecurity. ❋ Unknown (1959)

What we call inhumanity is we fear not _inhuman_, but _human nature unrestrained_. ❋ Danske Dandridge (N/A)

"You cannot be so inhuman as to propose such terms!" said I. "The inhumanity is on your side," answered Mr. Brereton. ❋ Mary Elizabeth Robinson (1895)

We have been accustomed to regard the rebel inhumanity to prisoners as one of the darkest clouds in the whole horizon; but look round you: see how that inhumanity is opening the eyes of men at home and abroad to the true character of this rebellion. ❋ Unknown (1865)

Those that are cruel: Thou wilt abhor the bloody man; for inhumanity is no less contrary, no less hateful, to the God of mercy, whom mercy pleases. ❋ Unknown (1721)

Such a prevalency of irreligion and inhumanity is bad in any, but very bad in a judge, who has power in his hand, in the use of which he ought to be guided by the principles of religion and justice, and, if he be not, instead of doing good with his power he will be in danger of doing hurt. ❋ Unknown (1721)

When this kind of inhumanity is OK’d and, frankly, supported? ❋ Unknown (2009)

Providence which rules our human affairs, the hearts of millions have been drawn together, and the nation has been made mightier in its power to hate the spirit of treason, and to hate Slavery, its accursed mother; while millions have been led to swear by the Eternal, never to consent to any re-adjustment until every vestige of this inhumanity is swept away forever, under the influence of this unutterable sorrow-how changed is the mood and the posture of this nation! ❋ Unknown (1865)

I gotta believe that inhumanity is punishable … or is this why they want us to have religion-faith-based confidance in the fact that we don’t have to punish but can assume that our god will tell their god what’s right in the great hereafter ❋ Unknown (2009)

But I guess this is to make the obvious point about Lyotard's 'inhumanity', that although it presents itself in opposition to a valorised 'humanity' in fact humanity is predicated upon a mode of inhumanity, and vice versa--inhumanity, that is, not unhumanity. ❋ Adam Roberts Project (2007)

I think now that it was what I might call the inhumanity of Sylvia's religion. ❋ Unknown (1912)

The next day he began his sly, persistent campaign against what he was pleased to call her inhumanity; he did not credit her with scruples. ❋ George Barr McCutcheon (1897)

Wo unto them that ` put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter, '[507] and call inhumanity humanity! ❋ Unknown (1895)

U.S. leaders killed large numbers of civilians during World War II, of course, in an earlier age of "inhumanity" marked by the depredations of Hitler, Stalin and Mao. ❋ Unknown (2010)

“Nobody in their (sic) right mind would want to see in this country the kind of inhumanity that has sometimes been associated with the practice of the law in some Islamic states: the extreme punishments, the attitudes to women.” ❋ Unknown (2008)

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