inhuman treatment

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n inhuman treatment a cruel act; a deliberate infliction of pain and suffering
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Usage

In literature:

I have said that this mode of treatment is a part of the whole system of fraud and inhumanity of slavery.
"The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave" by Frederick Douglass
The poor Prince's fate, as natural, was much pitied; and Friedrich, to this day, is growled at for "inhuman treatment" and so on.
"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVIII. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--Seven-Years War Rises to a Height.--1757-1759." by Thomas Carlyle
Aside from this, the inhuman treatment of teamsters, and others who have charge of them, frequently produces it in its worst form.
"The Mule" by Harvey Riley
What inhuman treatment she received from them has never been revealed.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
What inhuman treatment she received from them has never been revealed.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
Account from Jamaica, relating to the inhuman treatment of them there.
"Some Historical Account of Guinea, Its Situation, Produce, and the General Disposition of Its Inhabitants" by Anthony Benezet
The incentive to this step was the inhuman treatment he was subjected to.
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still
That night I was made prisoner in my room, and endured treatment the most inhuman.
"The Lancashire Witches" by William Harrison Ainsworth
After this inhuman treatment any number of the slaves ran away, especially on the Ridley plantation.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
They say that in the treatment of my father I have been ungrateful and inhuman.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
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In news:

BCS ratings add up to inhumane treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding APA's Policies and Positions on the Use of Torture or Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment during Interrogations.
The messages in The Hunger Games of societal chaos, class segregation and inhumane treatment of people and animals due to the narcissistic behaviors of a sick chosen might be explained in the book.
A Southern Californian said Friday that he and his partner were taunted, humiliated and subjected to inhumane treatment when they were arrested and jailed after being escorted off a gay cruise in the Caribbean this week.
An Ocala woman is suing the Lake County Sheriff's Office and the Leesburg Police Department over what she calls inhumane treatment.
"These men have endured years of inhumane treatment and torture," defense attorney James Connell said Sunday at a Gitmo hearing for Khalid Sheik Mohammed and his alleged 9/11 co-conspirators.
Treatment Of Bradley Manning Was Cruel And Inhuman , Says UN Official.
Brother Sitawa's horrible journey through CDCR corruption, torture and inhumane treatment.
Red Cross Cites ' Inhumane ' Treatment at Guantanamo.
The writer of the legislation says he is trying to prevent the inhumane treatment of birds.
A shortage of health workers, lack of treatment options and widespread misconceptions about psychological disorders often leads to poor and inhuman treatment of mentally ill patients in Indonesia.
The slaughterhouse was closed after videos surfaced showing inhumane treatment of cattle.
Maybe it's because the animals are usually innocent when subjected to inhumane treatment.
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