Origin: L Middle English inhumayn from Middle French inhumain from Classical Latin inhumanus
- inhumanly adverb
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- 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