What does humane mean?
Definitions for humane
hyuˈmeɪn or, often, yu-hu·mane
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humanist, humanistic, humaneadjective
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.
Etymology: Variant form of human, now preserved in specialized senses.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Kind; civil; benevolent; good-natured.
Etymology: humaine, French.
Love of others, if it be not spent upon a few, doth naturally spread itself towards many, and maketh men become humane and charitable. Francis Bacon, Essays.
Envy, malice, covetousness and revenge are abolished: a new race of virtues and graces, more divine, more moral, more humane, are planted in their stead. Thomas Sprat, Sermons.
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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hū-mān′, adj. having the feelings proper to man: kind: tender: merciful.—adv. Humane′ly.—n. Humane′ness, kindness: tenderness.
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The numerical value of humane in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of humane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of humane in a Sentence
The industry is telling people these animals are being killed ethically, that they are being killed humanely, it's the furthest thing from humane.
Until we finally pass comprehensive reform -- and I would very much like to see the House of Representatives pick up where the Senate left off -- we must be aggressive in pursuing policies that are humane and sensible and that keep families together, i strongly support the administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. DACA is a good first step, but it should be expanded.
The United States is grateful to the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for its willingness to support ongoing U.S. efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, the United States coordinated with the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to ensure this transfer took place consistent with appropriate security and humane treatment measures.
So I do think there has been some awareness by more and more folks of the impact this is having on a humanitarian level, on a crime level, and just the fact that there's a realization from these liberal mayors that what Joe Biden has done is not humane, it's insane, and frankly, there is a side of me that says they deserve to experience what border states and communities have been feeling for the last year.
Our position is to remove the border wall, reclaim and restore the habitats, rivers, wildlife corridors, and tribal lands that were in many cases literally blown apart, and to support equitable, humane, and comprehensive immigration reform.
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- humàCatalan, Valencian
- menschlich, humanGerman
- truacantaScottish Gaelic
- cilvēcīgs, humānsLatvian
- ludzki, humanitarnyPolish
- человечный, гуманныйRussian
- nhân đạoVietnamese
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