Definitions for humanehyuˈmeɪn or, often, yu-
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humanist, humanistic, humane(adj)
pertaining to or concerned with the humanities
"humanistic studies"; "a humane education"
marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering
showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement
Having regard for the health and well-being of another; compassionate.
It is no longer considered humane to perform vivisection on research animals.
Pertaining to branches of learning concerned with human affairs or the humanities, especially classical literature or rhetoric.
Origin: Variant form of human, now preserved in specialized senses.
pertaining to man; human
having the feelings and inclinations creditable to man; having a disposition to treat other human beings or animals with kindness; kind; benevolent
humanizing; exalting; tending to refine
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
To err is human to refrain from laughing, humane.
How strange! A dog is more humane than a human is.
We're rounding them up in a very humane way, a very nice way.
It's not humane, the people who come here suffer a lot to come here.
Humanity could be more humane if we could tie everyone with the thread of love.
Translations for humane
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- humàCatalan, Valencian
- menschlich, humanGerman
- truacantaScottish Gaelic
- humāns, cilvēcīgsLatvian
- humanitarny, ludzkiPolish
- гуманный, человечныйRussian
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