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Lacking pity or compassion.

in′hu·mane′ly adv.
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Adv.1.inhumanely - in an inhumane manner; "the prisoners of war were treated inhumanely"
humanely - in a humane manner; "let's treat the prisoners of war humanely"
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[ˌɪnhjuːˈmeɪnlɪ] advinumanamente, disumanamente
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(inhjuˈmein) adjective
unkind or cruel. inhumane treatment of prisoners-of-war.
ˌinhuˈmanely adverb
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