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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hu·mane /hjuˈmen, ju-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hu·mane a.
 1. Pertaining to man; human. [Obs.]
 2. Having the feelings and inclinations creditable to man; having a disposition to treat other human beings or animals with kindness; kind; benevolent.
    Of an exceeding courteous and humane inclination.   --Sportswood.
 3. Humanizing; exalting; tending to refine.
 Syn: -- Kind; sympathizing; benevolent; mild; compassionate; gentle; tender; merciful.
 -- Hu*mane*ly, adv. -- Hu*mane*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: pertaining to or concerned with the humanities; "humanistic
             studies"; "a humane education" [syn: humanist, humanistic]
      2: marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of
         suffering [ant: inhumane]
      3: showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement