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Adjective: humane  hyoo'meyn
  1. Pertaining to or concerned with the humanities
    "a humane education";
    - humanist, humanistic
  2. Marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering
  3. Showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement

See also: child-centered, civilised [Brit], civilized, compassionate, human, human-centered [US], human-centred [Brit, Cdn], humaneness, humanist, humanistic, humanitarian, merciful

Antonym: inhumane

Encyclopedia: Humane