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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.

dehumanize

(diːˈhjuːməˌnaɪz) or

dehumanise

vb (tr)
1. to deprive of human qualities
2. to render mechanical, artificial, or routine
deˌhumaniˈzation, deˌhumaniˈsation n

de•hu•man•ize

(diˈhyu məˌnaɪz or, often, -ˈyu-)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to deprive of human qualities or attributes; divest of individuality.
[1810–20]
de•hu`man•i•za′tion, n.

dehumanize


Past participle: dehumanized
Gerund: dehumanizing

Imperative
dehumanize
dehumanize
Present
I dehumanize
you dehumanize
he/she/it dehumanizes
we dehumanize
you dehumanize
they dehumanize
Preterite
I dehumanized
you dehumanized
he/she/it dehumanized
we dehumanized
you dehumanized
they dehumanized
Present Continuous
I am dehumanizing
you are dehumanizing
he/she/it is dehumanizing
we are dehumanizing
you are dehumanizing
they are dehumanizing
Present Perfect
I have dehumanized
you have dehumanized
he/she/it has dehumanized
we have dehumanized
you have dehumanized
they have dehumanized
Past Continuous
I was dehumanizing
you were dehumanizing
he/she/it was dehumanizing
we were dehumanizing
you were dehumanizing
they were dehumanizing
Past Perfect
I had dehumanized
you had dehumanized
he/she/it had dehumanized
we had dehumanized
you had dehumanized
they had dehumanized
Future
I will dehumanize
you will dehumanize
he/she/it will dehumanize
we will dehumanize
you will dehumanize
they will dehumanize
Future Perfect
I will have dehumanized
you will have dehumanized
he/she/it will have dehumanized
we will have dehumanized
you will have dehumanized
they will have dehumanized
Future Continuous
I will be dehumanizing
you will be dehumanizing
he/she/it will be dehumanizing
we will be dehumanizing
you will be dehumanizing
they will be dehumanizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dehumanizing
you have been dehumanizing
he/she/it has been dehumanizing
we have been dehumanizing
you have been dehumanizing
they have been dehumanizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dehumanizing
you will have been dehumanizing
he/she/it will have been dehumanizing
we will have been dehumanizing
you will have been dehumanizing
they will have been dehumanizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dehumanizing
you had been dehumanizing
he/she/it had been dehumanizing
we had been dehumanizing
you had been dehumanizing
they had been dehumanizing
Conditional
I would dehumanize
you would dehumanize
he/she/it would dehumanize
we would dehumanize
you would dehumanize
they would dehumanize
Past Conditional
I would have dehumanized
you would have dehumanized
he/she/it would have dehumanized
we would have dehumanized
you would have dehumanized
they would have dehumanized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dehumanize - deprive of human qualities; "Life in poverty has dehumanized them"
demean, disgrace, degrade, take down, put down - reduce in worth or character, usually verbally; "She tends to put down younger women colleagues"; "His critics took him down after the lecture"
humanise, humanize - make more humane; "The mayor tried to humanize life in the big city"
2.dehumanize - make mechanical or routine
mechanise, mechanize - make mechanical; "mechanize the procedure"
Translations

dehumanize

[diːˈhjuːmənaɪz] VTdeshumanizar

dehumanize

[diːˈhjuːmənaɪz] dehumanise (British) vt [+ person] → déshumaniser

dehumanize

dehumanize

[diːˈhjuːməˌnaɪz] vtdisumanizzare
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