Definition of Inhuman treatment
1. Noun. A cruel act; a deliberate infliction of pain and suffering.
Generic synonyms: Abuse, Ill-treatment, Ill-usage, Maltreatment
Specialized synonyms: Impalement, Atrocity, Inhumanity
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Literary usage of Inhuman treatment
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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"This suit Is based on the legal charge of cruel or inhuman treatment; numerous acts are alleged, but the two' relied on by the husband are: (1) False ..."
2. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France, from the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"Intrigues of Mr. Frere—Conduct of the central junta —Their inhuman treatment of the French prisoners—Corruption and incapacity—Sute oi the Portuguese ..."
3. History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France: From the by William Francis Patrick Napier (1842)
"... Mr. Frere—Conduct of the central junta —Their inhuman treatment of the French prisoners—Corruption and incapacity—Stale of the Portuguese army—Impolicy ..."
4. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1904)
"... of bountiful harvests in years to come. EDWARD TREGEAR. Wellington, New Zealand. inhuman treatment OF PRISONERS IN MASSACHUSETTS. BY G- W. GALVIN, MD, ..."
5. The Constitutional Antiquities of Sparta and Athens by Gustav Gilbert (1895)
"... obtain protection against any inhuman treatment by his master, by taking asylum in a temple. The temples used for this purpose at Athens were the temple ..."
6. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"Cruel and inhuman treatment, as a cause of divorce, is not confined to mere physical treatment which is cruel and inhuman, but Includes the act of a husband ..."
7. A History of the Ancient Working People: From the Earliest Known Period to by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1889)
"... against their Masters—Typical Strikes of tbe ancient Workingmen—Their Inhuman Treatment—Famous Strike at the Silver Diggings of Laurium—20000 Artisans ..."