humane vs humanistic what difference

what is difference between humane and humanistic

English

Etymology

Variant form of human, now preserved in specialized senses.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /hjuːˈmeɪn/
  • Rhymes: -eɪn

Adjective

humane (comparative humaner or more humane, superlative humanest or most humane)

  1. Having or showing concern for the pain or suffering of another; compassionate.
    It is no longer considered humane to perform vivisection on research animals.
    As methods of execution go, beheading is more humane than drawing and quartering.
    • 1953, Samuel Beckett, Watt
      The unfortunate thing about Bando, said Arthur, is that it is no longer to be obtained in this unfortunate country. I understand that inferior products, such as Ostreine and Spanish Flies, may still be wheedled out of some of the humaner chemists, up and down the city, in the ten minutes or a quarter of an hour immediately following their midday meal.
  2. Pertaining to branches of learning concerned with human affairs or the humanities, especially classical literature or rhetoric.
  3. Obsolete spelling of human

Synonyms

  • mankindly

Antonyms

  • inhuman, inhumane

Derived terms

  • humanely

Related terms

Translations

References

  • John A. Simpson and Edward S. C. Weiner, editors (1989), “humane”, in The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, →ISBN.

Anagrams

  • Humean

Danish

Adjective

humane

  1. definite singular of human
  2. plural of human

Esperanto

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /huˈmane/
  • Hyphenation: hu‧ma‧ne

Adverb

humane

  1. humanely

German

Pronunciation

Adjective

humane

  1. inflection of human:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

Latin

Etymology

From hūmānus (humane, noble)

Adverb

hūmānē (comparative hūmānius, superlative hūmānissimē)

  1. humanly, in a human manner.
  2. humanely, kindly, politely; in a humane manner.

Synonyms

  • (humanly): hūmāniter, hūmānitus
  • (humanely): hūmāniter, hūmānitus

Related terms

References

  • humane in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • humane in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • humane in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)

Norwegian Bokmål

Adjective

humane

  1. definite singular of human
  2. plural of human

Norwegian Nynorsk

Adjective

humane

  1. definite singular of human
  2. plural of human

Spanish

Verb

humane

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of humanar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of humanar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of humanar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of humanar.

Swedish

Adjective

humane

  1. absolute definite natural masculine singular of human.


English

Etymology

humanist +‎ -ic

Adjective

humanistic

  1. Of or pertaining to humanism.

Translations


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