inhumaneness


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Noun1.inhumaneness - the quality of lacking compassion or consideration for others
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
atrociousness, atrocity, barbarity, barbarousness, heinousness - the quality of being shockingly cruel and inhumane
bestiality - the stupid brutal quality of a beast
unmercifulness, mercilessness - inhumaneness evidenced by an unwillingness to be kind or forgiving
humaneness - the quality of compassion or consideration for others (people or animals)
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inhumaneness

nInhumanität f; (of treatment, housing)Menschenunwürdigkeit f
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The less effective, the less it has of the very feature that is supposed to overcome any objection relying on inhumaneness.
The article smacks of superficiality, inhumaneness and an utter absence of intellectual rigour, the last being a cherished principle in the world of academia, where Mr.
These scientists conclude that in light of available research, little appears to have changed since long standing concerns about the inhumaneness of current practices, and that they are doubtful if more humane practices can be implemented in the future.
This equation, even if we put aside its inhumaneness and disregard for the fate of the Syrians, remains short-sighted, particularly when the U.
In fact, prior to the present disastrous situation, they are living in a far precarious, pre-existing ever-worsening state-of-affairs, that has been constituted by a dangerous game of enflaming sentiments of xenophobic racial inhumaneness that has crossed all such extents, which can be expected or even imagined and thought of!
The inhumaneness of ISIS has also made its enemies more determined to fight back, as we apparently saw when the group tried to take control of the Deir al-Zor military base last December.
The most important of these reasons is that conceiving torture as a kind of inhumaneness helps to explain why morality--like international law--prohibits torture absolutely.
The tension in Faulkner's fiction is said to be mostly between the old landed pseudo-aristocracy and the rising financial bourgeoisie, between the Sartorises and the Snopeses (whatever their actual names in the novels), and between the responsibility and ethics of the former, and the immorality and inhumaneness of the latter (217).
It's my conviction that, notwithstanding the character of many religious traditions and institutions historically and currently, religion is not synonymous with superstition and inhumaneness.