Definitions for human
ˈhyu mən or, often, ˈyu-; ˈyu mən; yudʒhu·man
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word human.
homo, man, human being, humanadjective
any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
characteristic of humanity
relating to a person
"the experiment was conducted on 6 monkeys and 2 human subjects"
having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings
"human beings"; "the human body"; "human kindness"; "human frailty"
A human being, whether man, woman or child.
Of or belonging to the species Homo sapiens or its closest relatives.
Having the nature or attributes of a human being.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: humanus, Latin; humain, French.
It will not be asked whether he be a gentleman born, but whether he be a human creature. Jonathan Swift.
The king is but a man as I am: the violet smells to him as it doth to me; all his senses have but human conditions. William Shakespeare.
For man to tell how human life began
Is hard; for who himself beginning knew? John Milton, P. L.
Thee, serpent, subtil’st beast of all the field,
I knew; but not with human voice indu’d. John Milton, Par. Lost.
Intuitive knowledge needs no probation, nor can have any, this being the highest of all human certainty. John Locke.
Human is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Christina Perri for her second studio album, Head or Heart (2014). The song was written by Perri and Martin Johnson, who also produced the song. It was released on November 18, 2013 as the lead single for the album. Released to generally positive reviews, "Human" has since become a Top 10 Adult Pop hit in the United States, as well as her third top 40 entry on the Billboard Hot 100. It was certified Platinum by RIAA in June 2014.
A human is a member of the Homo sapiens species, characterized by their bipedal locomotion, capability for abstract reasoning, self-awareness, complex language skills, and advanced tool-making abilities. Humans are social beings with a diverse range of cultures, societies, beliefs, and behaviors, capable of forming complex relationships and exhibiting a broad range of emotions.
belonging to man or mankind; having the qualities or attributes of a man; of or pertaining to man or to the race of man; as, a human voice; human shape; human nature; human sacrifices
a human being
Etymology: [L. humanus; akin to homo man: cf. F. humain. See Homage, and cf. Humane, Omber.]
Humans are primates of the family Hominidae, and the only extant species of the genus Homo. Humans are distinguished from other animals by a relatively larger brain with a particularly well developed neocortex, prefrontal cortex and temporal lobes; enabling high levels of abstract reasoning, language, introspection, problem solving, culture through social learning, and other important mental capabilities which, combined with bipedal locomotion that frees the hands for manipulating objects, has allowed far greater use of tools than any other species. Humans are the only extant species known to build fires and cook their food, as well as the only known species to clothe themselves and create and use numerous other technologies and arts. The scientific study of humans is the discipline of anthropology. Humans are uniquely adept at utilizing systems of symbolic communication such as language and art for self-expression, the exchange of ideas, and organization. Humans create complex social structures composed of many cooperating and competing groups, from families and kinship networks to states. Social interactions between humans have established an extremely wide variety of values, social norms, and rituals, which together form the basis of human society. Humans are noted for their desire to understand and influence their environment, seeking to explain and manipulate phenomena through science, philosophy, mythology, and religion.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hū′man, adj. belonging or pertaining to man or mankind: having the qualities of a man.—n. (coll.) a human being.—n. Hū′mankind, the human species.—adv. Hū′manly. [Fr.,—L. humanus—homo, a human being.]
He Formed from the dust a colored or shaded ordinary member of the armed forces in his own image as distinct from the officers. 0.) Used to express hesitation or dissent assimilation. 1.) A characteristic of people as opposed to God or animals or machines in being susceptible to weakness. 2.) A characteristic of people's better qualities, such as kindness or sensitivity. 3.) A human being is a person as distinguished from an animal or an alien.
God made human beings in the ways of his image.
Submitted by Tony_Elyon on November 18, 2023
Our soul connected to our body, brain, conscience, consciousness, memory, mind, spirit and subconscious on planet earth
The human body is so amazing and capable.
Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2020
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Human is ranked #16696 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Human surname appeared 1,715 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Human.
85.4% or 1,465 total occurrences were White.
6% or 103 total occurrences were Black.
5.7% or 98 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.2% or 21 total occurrences were Asian.
1.1% or 19 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.5% or 9 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'human' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #482
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'human' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1364
Rank popularity for the word 'human' in Nouns Frequency: #1315
Rank popularity for the word 'human' in Adjectives Frequency: #56
The numerical value of human in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of human in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
The salvation of this human world lies nowhere else than in the human heart, in the human power to reflect, in human meekness and human responsibility.
For Mercy has a human heart, Pity, a human face, And Love, the human form divine, And Peace, the human dress.
We also have to break through the barriers of bigotry. African-American parents shouldn't have to worry that their children will be harassed, humiliated, even shot because of the color of their skin, i believe so strongly that we have to keep up with every fiber of our being the argument for, the campaign for human rights. Human rights as women's rights, human rights as gay rights, human rights as worker rights, human rights as voting rights, human rights across the board for every single American. Now, that is who I am.
Human beings are not "resources"to be owned by some one.That would be slavery.Human beings do possess resources.We called those "Humantalents".One human being cannot manage another human being.We can only manage their unique talents to make this world a better place for every one
During a time when the world was focused on my brother as a monster, she was able to see him as a human being and provide him with that kind of human contact and emotional support at a time when he had very little sympathy from anyone, she really sees each human being as a human being and defines them not in terms of what they may have done or how sick they may be or how fanatical they may be, but through a kind of human core.
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- mens, menslikAfrikaans
- بشري, إنساني, بشر, ابن آدم, إنسان, ناس, آدمي, إنسArabic
- бәндә, кеше, әҙәмBashkir
- лю́дскі, чалаве́чы, чалаве́к, лю́дзіBelarusian
- човешки, чове́к, човешка, хора, човешкоBulgarian
- humà, ésser humàCatalan, Valencian
- lidský, člověkCzech
- menneske, menneskelig, humanDanish
- Mensch, menschlichGerman
- άνθρωπος, ανθρώπινοςGreek
- homo, homaEsperanto
- humano, humana, ser humanoSpanish
- inimene, inimlik, inim-, inimeseEstonian
- آدم, انسان, مردم, مشیهPersian
- inhimillinen, ihminen, ihmis-Finnish
- menniskja, fólk, maðurFaroese
- humaine, humainFrench
- daonnaScottish Gaelic
- אֱנוֹשִׁי, בן אדם, אָדָםHebrew
- लोग, मनुष्य, इंसान, आदमी, मानवHindi
- emberi, emberHungarian
- մարդ, մարդկայինArmenian
- umano, essere umanoItalian
- 人間, 人類, 人Japanese
- នៃមនុស្សលោក, ជគតKhmer
- 인류, 人類, 사람Korean
- humana, humanus, homo, hominumLatin
- žmogus, žmonėsLithuanian
- cilvēcisks, cilvēksLatvian
- човек, луѓе, човечкиMacedonian
- bniedem, bniedma, bnedmienMaltese
- menselijk, mensDutch
- menneskelig, menneskeaktig, menneskeNorwegian
- bílaʼashdlaʼiiNavajo, Navaho
- człowiek, ludzkiPolish
- humano, humana, ser humanoPortuguese
- uman, human, humana, carstgàna, umauna, umaun, carstgaun, umana, carstgàn, carstgang, carstganga, carstgaunaRomansh
- omenesc, om, omenește, umanRomanian
- челове́к, лю́ди, челове́ческийRussian
- मनुष्य, मानवSanskrit
- човек, čovjekSerbo-Croatian
- človeški, človekSlovene
- mothoSouthern Sotho
- människa, mänskligSwedish
- คน, มนุษย์Thai
- insan, insanogluTurkish
- люди́на, лю́ди, людинаUkrainian
- انسان, آدمی, لوگ, منشیہUrdu
- con người, loài ngườiVietnamese
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