dehumanizing


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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.
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dehumanizing

(diːˈhjuːmənaɪzɪŋ) or

dehumanising

adj
denying or depriving of dignity
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Translations

dehumanizing

[diːˈhjuːmənaɪzɪŋ] ADJdeshumanizante
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dehumanizing

[diːˈhjuːmənaɪzɪŋ] dehumanising (British) adj [experience] → déshumanisant(e)
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dehumanizing

adj deshumanizador, deshumanizante
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