nonhuman Definition

not human; lacking human attributes or characteristics.

Using nonhuman: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "nonhuman" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

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    The experiment was conducted on nonhuman primates.

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    The book explores the relationship between humans and nonhuman animals.

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    The robot was designed to perform nonhuman tasks.

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    The movie features a nonhuman character as the protagonist.

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Summary: nonhuman in Brief

'Nonhuman' [nɑːnˈhjuːmən] is an adjective that describes something that is not human and lacks human attributes or characteristics. It is often used in scientific contexts, such as experiments conducted on nonhuman primates, or in literary works exploring the relationship between humans and nonhuman animals. 'Nonhuman' can also refer to machines or robots designed to perform tasks that are not typically associated with humans.

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