- The definition of inhumane is something that is cruel or unkind.
A pet owner leaving a dog out in freezing weather is an example of something inhumane.
inhumane definition by Webster's New World
not humane; unmoved by the suffering of others; cruel, brutal, unkind, etc.
Origin: in- plush humane
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- inhumanely adverb
inhumane definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Lacking pity or compassion.
- inˌhu·maneˈly adverb