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DEHUMANIZATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dehumanization mean? 

DEHUMANIZATION (noun)
  The noun DEHUMANIZATION has 1 sense:

1. the act of degrading people with respect to their best qualities

  Familiarity information: DEHUMANIZATION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DEHUMANIZATION (noun)


Sense 1dehumanization [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of degrading people with respect to their best qualities

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

dehumanisation; dehumanization

Context example:

science has been blamed for the dehumanization of modern life

Hypernyms ("dehumanization" is a kind of...):

debasement; degradation (changing to a lower state (a less respected state))


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