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Humane – Showing kindness and compassion


(Pronounced hew-mane)

To remember the definition of the word humane, use the following mnemonic:

Huge mane (humane), but it can still show great kindness. 

Huge mane (humane), but it can still show great kindness.


Examples of humane in a sentence

As a vegetarian, Jill believes people should only eat plants as part of an effort to be more humane to animals.

The celebrity received an award for her humane efforts to feed the hungry in third world nations.

We have been able to get rid of rats by using humane traps that pose no danger to the little creatures.

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