dehumanized


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Synonyms for dehumanized

divested of human qualities or attributes

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The Details piece dehumanized gay Asians, both as gay people and as people of color, exoticizing their "ladyboy fingers" and "sashimismooth chests.
The economic systems of the West and the North dehumanized the peoples of the South.
Abortion survivors live in a closed, unreal, dehumanized world, communicating with code words and through cyberspace.
Dehumanized and made abstract through technologically generated images, the human suffering caused by lethal weapons is being depicted as if it were merely a computer simulation, as if men, women and children who were walking on Abu Talib Street in Baghdad a day ago and who have now been charred beyond recognition were not real human beings with feelings, desires and aspirations, but merely caricatures designed by a computer graphics program.
In other words, the imprint is part of a vastly bigger and no doubt far more dehumanized corporate structure than is Oprah's Book Club, which is more an idea than a holding company like Holtz-brinck.
Descendants of slaves, whose ancestors were defined as private property, dehumanized, divided from their families, forced to perform labor without appropriate compensation or benefits, and whose ancestors' owners were compensated for damages by insurers, are entitled to full disclosure.
Likewise, when you are dehumanized, inexorably, I am dehumanized as well.
The twenty-one titles sound like biblical references/but somehow their pictorializations lack gravitas; they're mere acrobatic assemblages, darkly lit and often dehumanized.
The full reversal of Disney's critical fortunes was marked by the 1968 publication of Richard Schickel's scathing The Disney Version, which took Disney's measure in relation to the values of the counterculture and pronounced him vulgar, sentimental, and dehumanized, an assessment which has since become more or less entrenched as an upper-middlebrow shibboleth.