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English verb: dehumanize

1. dehumanize (emotion) deprive of human qualities


SamplesLife in poverty has dehumanized them.


Synonymsdehumanise


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)degrade, demean, disgrace, put down, take down


Antonymshumanise, humanize

2. dehumanize (change) make mechanical or routine


Synonymsdehumanise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)mechanise, mechanize









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