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  1. human condition(Noun)

    The characteristics, key events, and situations which compose the essentials of human existence, such as birth, growth, emotionality, aspiration, conflict, and mortality.


  1. Human condition

    The human condition encompasses the unique features of being human. It can be described as the irreducible part of humanity that is inherent and not dependent on factors such as gender, race or class. It includes concerns such as the meaning of life, the search for gratification, the sense of curiosity, the inevitability of isolation, or awareness regarding the inescapability of death. The “human condition” is principally studied through the set of disciplines and sub-fields that make up the humanities. The study of history, philosophy, literature, and the arts all help us to understand the nature of the human condition and the broader cultural and social arrangements that make up human lives. The human condition is the subject of such fields of study as philosophy, theology, sociology, psychology, anthropology, demographics, evolutionary biology, cultural studies, and sociobiology. The philosophical school of existentialism deals with core issues related to the human condition including the ongoing search for ultimate meaning.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of human condition in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of human condition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Carol Menkiti:

    I don't think he comments on politics, but he talks about the human condition.

  2. Alysson Muotri:

    It remains to be seen if the model can actually generate novel insights into the human condition.

  3. Albert Camus:

    He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hope for the human condition is a fool.

  4. Octavio Paz:

    Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone.

  5. Loren D. Estleman:

    It is the supreme tragedy of the human condition that we are so quick to crush the beauty from the butterflies in our mist.

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