inhuman definition by Webster's New World
not human; esp., not having the qualities considered normal to or for human beings; unfeeling, heartless, cruel, barbarous, etc.
Origin: Late Middle English inhumayn ; from Middle French inhumain ; from Classical Latin inhumanus
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- inhumanly adverb
inhuman definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. Lacking kindness, pity, or compassion; cruel. See Synonyms at cruel.b. Deficient in emotional warmth; cold.
- Not suited for human needs: an inhuman environment.
- Not of ordinary human form; monstrous.
- in·huˈman·ly adverb
- in·huˈman·ness noun