What does mankind mean?

Definitions for mankindˈmænˈkaɪnd for 1 ; ˈmænˌkaɪnd for 2

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mankind.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankind, man(noun)

    all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

    "all the world loves a lover"; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"

Wiktionary

  1. mankind(Noun)

    The human race in its entirety.

  2. mankind(Noun)

    All male men as opposed to all women.

  3. Origin: From mankinde, mankende, mankunde, mankuinde, alteration (due to kinde, kunde) of earlier mankin, mankun, mancun, from mancynn; equivalent to , and/or . Cognate with mankind, mankünne, mandkøn, mankön, mannkyn. See also mankin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mankind(noun)

    the human race; man, taken collectively

  2. Mankind(noun)

    men, as distinguished from women; the male portion of human race

  3. Mankind(noun)

    human feelings; humanity

  4. Mankind(adj)

    manlike; not womanly; masculine; bold; cruel

  5. Origin: [AS. mancynn. See Kin kindred, Kind, n.]

Freebase

  1. Mankind

    Mankind is the debut album by the American nu metal band Factory 81. It is to date the bands only album.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. mankind

    1. A nomadic savage that has wandered over the face of the earth from East to West in order to reach the East so it could go West again. It has left many traces of its life--barrooms, brothels, jails, churches, gallows, best sellers, etc. 2. In the animal kingdom, a surreptitious and supposititious supererogation. 3. Among the Simians a place equivalent to our hell. "Oh, you go to Mankind," is quite frequently heard in the African jungle, even in the best society.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mankind in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mankind in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ted Cruz:

    This is the worst negotiation in the history of mankind.

  2. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.

  3. Clare Weedon:

    I want to be able to go down in history, i want to be able to say I made a difference to the future of mankind.

  4. Tapas Paul:

    If all the people of the Sundarbans have to migrate, this would be the largest-ever migration in the history of mankind.

  5. Matthew Marcus:

    Mankind will never say ‘ok it’s fast enough we’re good.’ The more speed they provide the more opportunity there is to invent and innovate.

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