Example sentences for: dehumanized

How can you use “dehumanized” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The description of work inside a frozen foods warehouse, where wheezing lugs destroy their health hefting 80 pound ice bricks of fish sticks, is worthy of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle . The recounting of a brutal "workout" session, in which bankers try to break a defaulting debtor down psychologically, is brilliantly drawn, as are the scenes set in a dehumanized Oakland prison.

  • The New York Times ' Janet Maslin, for one, dismisses other reviewers for misunderstanding the film: "If watched sufficiently mindlessly, it might be mistaken for a dangerous endorsement of totalitarian tactics and super-violent nihilism in an all-out assault on society," but she sees it instead as an investigation of "the lure of violence in an even more dangerously regimented, dehumanized culture."

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