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1. humane

adjective. ['hjuːˈmeɪn'] pertaining to or concerned with the humanities.

Synonyms

  • humanistic

Antonyms

  • unkind
  • ungracious

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How do you pronounce humane?

Pronounce humane as hjuˈmeɪn.

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Example sentences of the word humane


1. Noun, singular or mass
Some other more-or-less humane mouse control tactics include getting a cat and trapping mice in live traps.

2. Adjective
Another effective and humane way to deter squirrels is to grow unfriendly plants, like mint.

Quotes containing the word humane


1. Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways.
- Dalai Lama XIV

2. It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere. But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just. He gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth. It is an awesome opportunity.
- Cesar Chavez

3. I believe that maturity is not an outgrowing, but a growing up: that an adult is not a dead child, but a child who survived. I believe that all the best faculties of a mature human being exist in the child. . . . that one of the most deeply human, and humane, of these faculties is the power of imagination.
- Ursula K. Le Guin, The Language of the Night: Essays on Fantasy and Science Fiction

2. humane

adjective. ['hjuːˈmeɪn'] marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering.

Synonyms

  • compassionate
  • human-centered
  • humanist
  • humanitarian
  • merciful
  • humaneness
  • civilized
  • humanistic
  • civilised
  • human
  • child-centered

Antonyms

  • inhumane
  • nonhuman
  • noncivilized
  • inhumaneness
  • merciless

3. humane

adjective. ['hjuːˈmeɪn'] showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement.

Synonyms

  • civilised

Antonyms

  • unsympathetic
  • hard
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