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hu·mane

 (hyo͞o-mān′)
adj.
1. Characterized by kindness, mercy, or compassion: a humane judge; a humane policy.
2. Characterized by an emphasis on humanistic values and concerns: a humane education.

[Middle English humain, human; see human.]

hu·mane′ly adv.
hu·mane′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.humanely - in a humane manner; "let's treat the prisoners of war humanely"
inhumanely - in an inhumane manner; "the prisoners of war were treated inhumanely"
Translations
بإنسانيَّه، بِعَطْف
lidsky
humant
emberségesen
mannúîlega, af miskunnsemi
insancainsancıl yöntemlerle

humanely

[hjuːˈmeɪnlɪ] ADVhumanamente

humanely

[ˌhjuːˈmeɪnli] adv [treat] → humainement
to be humanely destroyed [animal] → être abattu(e) sans cruautéhuman error ndéfaillance f humaineHumane Society n (US) the Humane Society société protectrice des animauxhuman genome ngénome m humainhuman growth hormone nhormone f de croissance humainehuman interest ndimension f humainehuman interest story nfait m divers

humanely

adv treathuman; treat people alsomenschenwürdig; rear animalsunter humanen Bedingungen; destroy, slaughter, kill(möglichst) schmerzlos; to destroy an animal humanely (= put to sleep)ein Tier einschläfern

humanely

[hjuːˈmeɪnlɪ] advcon umanità

humane

(hjuˈmein) adjective
kind; not cruel. a humane man; a humane way to kill rats and mice.
huˈmanely adverb
huˈmaneness noun
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Indeed, they might have occasionally shot beavers that were swimming in the river as they floated by, but they humanely spared their lives, being in no want of meat at the time.
They were not long in reaching the barracks, for the officer who commanded the party was desirous to avoid rousing the people by the display of military force in the streets, and was humanely anxious to give as little opportunity as possible for any attempt at rescue; knowing that it must lead to bloodshed and loss of life, and that if the civil authorities by whom he was accompanied, empowered him to order his men to fire, many innocent persons would probably fall, whom curiosity or idleness had attracted to the spot.
The number of those men who know how to use wholly irresponsible power humanely and generously is small.
However, Tess became humanely beneficent towards the small ones, and to help them as much as possible she used, as soon as she left school, to lend a hand at haymaking or harvesting on neighbouring farms; or, by preference, at milking or butter-making processes, which she had learnt when her father had owned cows; and being deft-fingered it was a kind of work in which she excelled.
Upon the whole, her ladyship humanely decided that her nephew was rather to be pitied than blamed.
and such sympathy have they ever with our race, that all Nature would be affected, and the sun's brightness fade, and the winds would sigh humanely, and the clouds rain tears, and the woods shed their leaves and put on mourning in midsummer, if any man should ever for a just cause grieve.
Such might be his constitution; and as she knew that eating and drinking were often the cure of such incidental complaints, she recommended his taking some refreshment; he would find abundance of every thing in the diningroomand she humanely pointed out the door.
Upon this, the parish authorities magnanimously and humanely resolved, that Oliver should be 'farmed,' or, in other words, that he should be dispatched to a branch-workhouse some three miles off, where twenty or thirty other juvenile offenders against the poor-laws, rolled about the floor all day, without the inconvenience of too much food or too much clothing, under the parental superintendence of an elderly female, who received the culprits at and for the consideration of sevenpence-halfpenny per small head per week.
Here the contest was renewed with increased violence; and the horse being troubled with a fly on his nose, the cabman humanely employed his leisure in lashing him about on the head, on the counter-irritation principle.
He would laugh and jeer at me--but you, you judge a man humanely.
Judge Witberg was humanely and scientifically beaten up.
There was not such an eventful story in the whole range of anecdote, as Tim could tell concerning the acquisition of that very bird; how, compassionating his starved and suffering condition, he had purchased him, with the view of humanely terminating his wretched life; how he determined to wait three days and see whether the bird revived; how, before half the time was out, the bird did revive; and how he went on reviving and picking up his appetite and good looks until he gradually became what--'what you see him now, sir,'--Tim would say, glancing proudly at the cage.