What does humanity mean?

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"

Wiktionary

  1. humanity(Noun)

    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. humanity(Noun)

    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. humanity(Noun)

    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. Humanity(noun)

    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. Humanity(noun)

    mankind collectively; the human race

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

  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

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

  4. Humanity(noun)

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

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

  5. Humanity(noun)

    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  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce humanity?

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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. Russell Baker:

    Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity.

  2. Ryan Pack:

    What's more unjust, cruel, and disgusting then humanity and hell? God.

  3. Zaman Ali:

    Humanity prevails over all other ideologies because one accept it or reject it for him but he cannot deny it because it is about him.

  4. Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam:

    Iran Human Rights Farghadani’s crazy to think her name spread as a result of a cartoon, because she has done so many wonderful things to help humanity, doing things quietly and not wanting credit.

  5. Yusef Bey:

    I grew up on Marion Barry. I was able to see his effect on Washington from my early years, i love the man and his work. He was an example for humanity - what can be done.

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