English to Afrikaans Meaning :: dehumanize

Dehumanize :
dehumaniseren
- dehumaniserenontmensdedehumanizesontmenslikende
 

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Verb(1) deprive of human qualities(2) make mechanical or routine

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(1) In our attempts to dehumanize our enemy we end up becoming less than human ourselves.(2) In the face of dehumanization he remained human - and did not dehumanize his fellow humanity to try and get ahead or gain an advantage for himself.(3) It's a kind of documentary on how, in order to wage war, man must first dehumanize his enemy - see him as a monster of sorts - and this is accomplished with propaganda.(4) It dehumanizes us by defining us not as human beings but as somehow less than the rest of the population, not deserving of protection or equal status.(5) He applied business methods to the handling of human beings who, once they had been dehumanised , could be treated no differently from cargoes of kerosene.(6) ÔÇÿRemove the human and you get dehumanized art,ÔÇÖ he declared in a 1994 interview, responding to a question about the viability of nonfigurative art.(7) According to this reading, the film is concerned with the extent to which the way we live is governed by machines - and cinema is one of them - that dehumanise our human transactions.(8) By definition slavery was a brutal, violent and dehumanising institution, where slaves were seen as akin to animals.(9) To call a person ÔÇÿEvilÔÇÖ or a ÔÇÿMonsterÔÇÖ only has the effect of dehumanising the crime itself, diminishing the responsibility of a society in dispensing apt punishment.(10) The results were predictable: smoldering hatred, periodically erupting into brutal, dehumanizing violence.(11) And taking photographs was a standard part of the process of dehumanization .(12) To deprive human beings of certain basic rights is to dehumanise them.(13) They're forced into this mentality where there is no evil except for the evil they're fighting - because dehumanization of the enemy is the single thing anyone is taught.(14) But one cannot think of human life itself as a problem to be solved without dehumanizing it - dissolving its richness and its meaning.(15) By allowing slavery to slip in during the founding, our forefathers sowed the seeds of failure that led to the dehumanization of millions of black Americans and the bloodiest war in our history.(16) The ability to visit our loved ones becomes complicated by the isolation of prisons into rural islands, the strict requirements, and grueling dehumanization that will take place.
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(1) dehumanize ::
dehumaniseren
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dehumanize, dehumanized, dehumanizes, dehumanizing
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