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1. dehumanize

verb. ['dɪˈhjuːmənaɪz'] make mechanical or routine.

Synonyms

  • mechanise
  • dehumanise

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • punch out

Etymology

  • de- (English)
  • de (Latin)
  • humanize (English)
  • -ize (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Dehumanize

  • immortalize
  • individualize
  • individualize
  • institutionalize
  • reindustrialize
  • sodomize
  • strategize

2. dehumanize

verb. ['dɪˈhjuːmənaɪz'] deprive of human qualities.

Synonyms

  • put down
  • demean
  • degrade
  • disgrace
  • dehumanise

Antonyms

  • clock out
  • stand
  • sit
  • leave

Etymology

  • de- (English)
  • de (Latin)
  • humanize (English)
  • -ize (English)

Example sentences of the word dehumanize


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Privacy and workers’ rights advocates counter that these policies dehumanize workers, undermine trust and loyalty in the workplace and actually diminish productivity by intimidating workers.

2. Verb, base form
You may not dehumanize anyone based on membership in an identifiable group, as this speech can lead to offline harm.

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