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.

dehumanizing

(diːˈhjuːmənaɪzɪŋ) or

dehumanising

adj
denying or depriving of dignity
Translations

dehumanizing

[diːˈhjuːmənaɪzɪŋ] ADJdeshumanizante

dehumanizing

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

dehumanizing

adj deshumanizador, deshumanizante
References in classic literature ?
To those songs I trace my first glimmering conception of the dehumanizing char- acter of slavery.
George Yancey's DEHUMANIZING CHRISTIANS: CULTURAL COMPETITION IN A MULTICULTURAL WORLD (9781412852678, $49.
His topics are: whether right-wing authoritarianism is incorrect; constructing the Christian dehumanization scale; who are those dehumanizing Christians; authoritarianism, dehumanization, and critical thinking; whether Christian dehumanization is merely a version of right-wing authoritarianism; and where to go from here.
Dehumanizing makes it easier for the colonizers to not feel compassion fortheir victims as they rob them of their lands and natural resources.
So much of our culture has been reduced to us trivializing, shouting at, dehumanizing, or threatening each other--why not stab each other?
In 1964, young protesters at Berkeley used computer punch cards as a symbol of everything dehumanizing in postwar American culture.
Torture is a dehumanizing and terrible attack against human nature," said McCarrick in a June 7 press conference.
In the final installment, Spurlock -- who became famous for spending a month pigging out on fast food in the Oscar-nominated film ``Super Size Me'' -- spends a few emotionally brutal, dehumanizing weeks in jail.
What this author underscored was that similar to Nazi Germany there was a long period of casual public demeaning and dehumanizing of a group of people.
African American patrimony has often been the transmission of an internalized, dehumanizing racist gaze that splits and traumatizes filial subjectivity.
Their racism and homophobia involves dehumanizing minorities, which they see as inferior, in order to boost their own battered self-esteem.
We do this by starting with ourselves in our everyday lives, and by making the choice to be vigilant about stereotyping, demonizing and dehumanizing others, including those on the opposite political side.