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Noun: dehumanization  ,dee,hyoo-mu-nu'zey-shun [N. Amer], ,dee,hyoo-mu-nI'zey-shun [Brit]
  1. The act of degrading people with respect to their best qualities
    "science has been blamed for the dehumanization of modern life";
    - dehumanisation [Brit]

Derived forms: dehumanizations

Type of: debasement, degradation

Encyclopedia: Dehumanization