inhuman treatment

Definitions of inhuman treatment
  1. noun
    a cruel act; a deliberate infliction of pain and suffering
    synonyms: cruelty
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    the act of piercing with a sharpened stake as a form of punishment or torture
    atrocity, inhumanity
    an act of atrocious cruelty
    barbarism, barbarity, brutality, savagery
    a brutal barbarous savage act
    a wantonly cruel act
    an act of extreme wickedness
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    abuse, ill-treatment, ill-usage, maltreatment
    cruel or inhumane treatment
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