What does Humanity mean?

Definitions for Humanity
hyuˈmæn ɪ ti; often yu-Hu·man·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. humanitynoun

    the quality of being humane

  2. humanness, humanity, manhoodnoun

    the quality of being human

    "he feared the speedy decline of all manhood"

  3. world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankind, mannoun

    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. humanitynoun

    Mankind; human beings as a group.

    Etymology: From humanitye, from humanité, from humanitas, from humanus; see human, humane. The interjection was first used ("Oh, the humanity!") by Herbert Morrison reporting on the .

  2. humanitynoun

    The human condition or nature.

    Etymology: From humanitye, from humanité, from humanitas, from humanus; see human, humane. The interjection was first used ("Oh, the humanity!") by Herbert Morrison reporting on the .

  3. humanitynoun

    The quality of being benevolent.

    Etymology: From humanitye, from humanité, from humanitas, from humanus; see human, humane. The interjection was first used ("Oh, the humanity!") by Herbert Morrison reporting on the .

Wikipedia

  1. Humanity

    Humanity refers collectively to humans.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Humanitynoun

    the quality of being human; the peculiar nature of man, by which he is distinguished from other beings

    Etymology: [L. humanitas: cf. F. humanit. See Human.]

  2. Humanitynoun

    mankind collectively; the human race

    Etymology: [L. humanitas: cf. F. humanit. See Human.]

  3. Humanitynoun

    the quality of being humane; the kind feelings, dispositions, and sympathies of man; especially, a disposition to relieve persons or animals in distress, and to treat all creatures with kindness and tenderness

    Etymology: [L. humanitas: cf. F. humanit. See Human.]

  4. Humanitynoun

    mental cultivation; liberal education; instruction in classical and polite literature

    Etymology: [L. humanitas: cf. F. humanit. See Human.]

  5. Humanitynoun

    the branches of polite or elegant learning; as language, rhetoric, poetry, and the ancient classics; belles-letters

    Etymology: [L. humanitas: cf. F. humanit. See Human.]

Freebase

  1. Humanity

    Humanity is the debut album from Japanese Hardcore punk group The Mad Capsule Markets. They later re-released the album in 1996, and This was the only full album that guitarist Minoru Kojima played on. This version features a few of the songs which were censored songs from P.O.P Although The original version of San Byoukan no Jisatsu contains an extra line "Tobioriru no sa!" This line was xxxxxx-ed on P.O.P and has been totally silenced on the re-release of Humanity and on the Best of 1990-1996 CD.Also, on the insert for the re-release of Humanity the "Jisatsu" on the tracklist has been scribbled out. The original pressing of the album came with a free newspaper clipping, which had information on the band.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Humanity

    hū-man′it-i, n. the nature peculiar to a human being: the kind feelings of man: benevolence: tenderness: mankind collectively:—pl. Human′ities, in Scotland, grammar, rhetoric, Latin, Greek, and poetry, so called from their humanising effects.—Professor of Humanity, in Scotch universities, the professor of Latin. [Fr.,—L. humanitashumanushomo, a man.]

Editors Contribution

  1. humanity

    Human beings as a collective group of people or family.

    Humanity is united with universal beings to cocreate peace, harmony, balance, justice, truth and prosperity on planet earth for the benefit of everyone.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 9, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Humanity' in Nouns Frequency: #2648

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Humanity in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Humanity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Humanity in a Sentence

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    In spite of all the tragedy and cruelty, all humans have a kind heart, great spirit, and an insatiable love for the humanity.

  2. Lydia Maria Child:

    The cure for all ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows and the crimes of humanity, all lie in the one word 'love.' It is the divine vitality that everywhere produces and restores life.

  3. Ernest Renan:

    Never has any one been less a priest than Jesus, never a greater enemy of forms, which stifle religion under the pretext of protecting it. By this we are all his disciples and his successors; by this he has laid the eternal foundation-stone of true religion; and if religion is essential to humanity, he has by this deserved the Divine rank the world has accorded him.

  4. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Forgiveness, compassion, and kindness are the fundamental ingredients of our beloved humanity.

  5. William Blake:

    Thou art a Man, God is no more. Thy own humanity learn to adore.

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