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- humane (adj.)
- mid-15c., variant of human (compare german/germane, urban/urbane), used interchangeably with it until early 18c., by which time it had become a distinct word with sense of "having qualities befitting human beings." But inhuman still can be the opposite of humane. The Royal Humane Society (founded 1774) was originally to rescue drowning persons. Such societies had turned to animal care by late 19c.
- 1. a caring and humane society
- 2. Is it humane to kill animals for food?
- 宰杀牲畜来吃合乎人道 吗 ?
- 3. In the mid-nineteenth century, Dorothea Dix began to campaign for humane treatment of the mentally ill.
- 4. Those who want to take child abuse seriously today must stake out a humane child protection practice.
- 5. I am divided from mankind, a solitaire, one banish'd from humane society.
- 我与世隔绝,仿佛是一个隐士, 一个流放者.
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