Synonyms for inhumane

Synonyms for (adjective) inhumane

Synonyms: inhumane

Definition: lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion

Usage: humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world; biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used

Similar words: brutal, barbarous, cruel, vicious, savage, roughshod, fell

Definition: (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering

Usage: a barbarous crime; brutal beatings; cruel tortures; Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks; a savage slap; vicious kicks


Similar words: beastly, bestial, brutal, brute, brutish

Definition: resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility

Usage: beastly desires; a bestial nature; brute force; a dull and brutish man; bestial treatment of prisoners


Similar words: cannibalic

Definition: marked by barbarity suggestive of a cannibal; rapaciously savage


Similar words: cold, cold-blooded, inhuman, insensate

Definition: without compunction or human feeling

Usage: in cold blood; cold-blooded killing; insensate destruction


Similar words: pitiless, unkind

Definition: deficient in humane and kindly feelings