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Meaning of INHUMAN

Pronunciation:  in'hyoomun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  belonging to or resembling something nonhuman; "something dark and inhuman in form"; "a babel of inhuman noises"
  2. [adj]  without compunction or human feeling; "in cold blood"; "cold-blooded killing"; "insensate destruction"

INHUMAN is a 7 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: cold, cold-blooded, inhumane, insensate, nonhuman



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*hu"man\, a. [L. inhumanus: cf. F. inhumain. See
{In-} not, and {Human}.]
1. Destitute of the kindness and tenderness that belong to a
   human being; cruel; barbarous; savage; unfeeling; as, an
   inhuman person or people.

2. Characterized by, or attended with, cruelty; as, an
   inhuman act or punishment.

Syn: Cruel; unfeeling; pitiless; merciless; savage;
     barbarous; brutal; ferocious; ruthless; fiendish.

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