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Definitions for humanity
hyuˈmæn ɪ ti; often yu-hu·man·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. humanity(noun)

    the quality of being humane

  2. humanness, humanity, manhood(noun)

    the quality of being human

    "he feared the speedy decline of all manhood"

  3. 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"


  1. humanity(Noun)

    Mankind; human beings as a group.

  2. humanity(Noun)

    The human condition or nature.

  3. humanity(Noun)

    The quality of being benevolent.

  4. Origin: 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 .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Humanity(noun)

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

  2. Humanity(noun)

    mankind collectively; the human race

  3. Humanity(noun)

    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

  4. Humanity(noun)

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

  5. Humanity(noun)

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

  6. Origin: [L. humanitas: cf. F. humanit. See Human.]


  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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce humanity?

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  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. Emanuel Swedenborg, From the book "Divine Love and Wisdom" #1:

    Love is the life of humanity.

  2. Benjamin Disraeli:

    Fear makes us feel our humanity.

  3. Elon Musk:

    My faith in humanity is restored.

  4. The Moroccan artist:

    It is a good message for humanity.

  5. Joseph Joubert:

    Politeness is the flower of humanity.

Images & Illustrations of humanity

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