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Synonyms for dehumanise

deprive of human qualities

make mechanical or routine


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He defended the use of the word, adding: "I was not intending to dehumanise." Meanwhile Mr Cameron has urged Iraq inquiry chairman Sir John Chilcot to "get on with it" and set a date for his long-awaited report into the war.
Electrical installation student Kyle Maven, 17, who is based at the Hylton Skills Campus, said: "We hope the carrying of this cross brings home the wider meaning of what Easter is really about and how all kinds of oppression demean and dehumanise people.
He says: "My great lesson from Auschwitz is whoever wants to dehumanise any other must first be dehumanised himself.
"You dehumanise and turn neighbour against neighbour.
They dehumanise and degrade people who are already struggling to survive and serve merely to provide a smoke screen for the Government's utter failure to address the growing gap between rich and poor.
"You have to choose tactics and strategies to dehumanise...
"Criminals who dehumanise vulnerable people and exploit them for profit must be stopped.
For far too long, the debate about the refugee crisis has been skewed by poisonous language designed to dehumanise those fleeing the severest forms of persecution.
Never again will I sympathise with the Jewish people while they allow their government to dehumanise and abuse the Palestinian civilians.
``That can to a degree dehumanise how that care is delivered.
The thinly veiled hatred of his fellow man demonstrated in Mr Cole's letter reminds us only too well of the misguided beliefs and values of all of those who would seek to dehumanise any group of people.
"You dehumanise with pen and paper and turn neighbour against neighbour.
We must not dehumanise people in the way of David Cameron, with his cold-hearted, politically motivated "swarm" insult.
Defence counsel Tom Mesereau said the prosecution had made a "barbaric" bid to dehumanise the star.