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The industrial revolution unleashed new forces of productivity but at the cost of inhumane working conditions, leading to the creation of unions, labor laws, and the foundations of the political party structures of modern democracies.

On January 31, 1938, nearly 12,000 pecan shellers in San Antonio walked off the job to protest inhumane working conditions and wage cuts.

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One city council member in Ohio recently went so far as to suggest that microchipping people would be a suitable alternative, saying that chipping pretrial detainees “can’t be inhumane because we do it to our pets.”

The truth, of course, was that they were treated inhumanely, as the Red Cross in fact reported.

St. George, inhumanely blessing the circumstance, slipped something in the old man's hand and sprang up the stairs.

This lingering remnant was, therefore, inhumanely treated and driven into the wilderness without provisions and without shelter.

Poor Pearson was inhumanely mangled on the face as he lay on his back.

Am I expected to pretend that this person (the patient) has not treated others inhumanely (if that is the case)?

They were beaten inhumanely, with their hands tied behind their backs, so that several died.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inhumanely, such as: ferociously, fiercely, mercilessly, relentlessly, ruthlessly, and savagely.

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