dehumanization


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de·hu·man·ize

 (dē-hyo͞o′mə-nīz′)
tr.v. de·hu·man·ized, de·hu·man·iz·ing, de·hu·man·iz·es
1. To deprive of human qualities such as individuality, compassion, or civility: slaves who had been dehumanized by their abysmal condition.
2. To render mechanical and routine.

de·hu′man·i·za′tion (-mə-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dehumanization - the act of degrading people with respect to their best qualities; "science has been blamed for the dehumanization of modern life"
degradation, debasement - changing to a lower state (a less respected state)
Translations

dehumanization

[diːˌhjuːmənaɪˈzeɪʃən] Ndeshumanización f

dehumanization

[diːˌhjuːmənaɪˈzeɪʃən] dehumanisation (British) n [person] → déshumanisation f
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