Definition of Humanise

1. Verb. Make more humane. "The mayor tried to humanize life in the big city"

Exact synonyms: Humanize
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Humanisation, Humanization
Antonyms: Dehumanize



Definition of Humanise

1. Verb. (British) (alternative spelling of humanize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Humanise

1. to humanize [v -ISED, -ISING, -ISES] - See also: humanize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humanise

humanely
humaneness
humanenesses
humaner
humanest
humanhood
humanhoods
humanics
humanified
humanifies
humaniform
humanify
humanifying
humanisation
humanisations
humanise (current term)
humanised
humaniser
humanisers
humanises
humanising
humanism
humanisms
humanist
humanistic
humanistic discipline
humanistic psychology
humanistically
humanists
humanitarian

Literary usage of Humanise

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1. Military Manners and Customs by James Anson Farrer (1885)
"... employment of barbarian troops—The taking of towns by assault—The laws of war contrasted with the practice—War easier to abolish than to humanise. ..."

2. Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry: From the Year by Mary Berry (1865)
"The more liberal institutions, of fifteen years' duration, had done much to improve and humanise the people. The fierce spirit of vengeance and retaliation ..."

3. Sonnenschein's Cyclopædia of Education: A Handbook of Reference on All by Alfred Ewen Fletcher (1889)
"... to coordinate the faculties, to humanise the passions, and to stir the intellect Î \Ve believe that it is true ; that from Lord Chesterfield, ..."

4. The four Georges: Sketches of Manners, Morals, Court & Town Life by William Makepeace Thackeray (1905)
"... all himself renewed ; The same fair path of glory still pursued : Saw to young George Augusta's care impart Whate'er could raise and humanise the heart; ..."

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