What does mankind mean?

Definitions for mankind
ˈmænˈkaɪnd for 1 ; ˈmænˌkaɪnd for 2mankind

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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. mankind(Noun)

    The human race in its entirety.

    Etymology: From mankinde, mankende, mankunde, mankuinde, alteration (due to kinde, kunde) of earlier mankin, mankun, mancun, from mancynn; equivalent to , and/or . Cognate with mankind, mankünne, mandkøn, mankön, mannkyn. See also mankin.

  2. mankind(Noun)

    All male men as opposed to all women.

    Etymology: From mankinde, mankende, mankunde, mankuinde, alteration (due to kinde, kunde) of earlier mankin, mankun, mancun, from mancynn; equivalent to , and/or . Cognate with mankind, mankünne, mandkøn, mankön, mannkyn. See also mankin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mankind(noun)

    the human race; man, taken collectively

    Etymology: [AS. mancynn. See Kin kindred, Kind, n.]

  2. Mankind(noun)

    men, as distinguished from women; the male portion of human race

    Etymology: [AS. mancynn. See Kin kindred, Kind, n.]

  3. Mankind(noun)

    human feelings; humanity

    Etymology: [AS. mancynn. See Kin kindred, Kind, n.]

  4. Mankind(adj)

    manlike; not womanly; masculine; bold; cruel

    Etymology: [AS. mancynn. See Kin kindred, Kind, n.]

Freebase

  1. Mankind

    Mankind is the debut album by the American nu metal band Factory 81. It is to date the bands only album.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. mankind

    1. A nomadic savage that has wandered over the face of the earth from East to West in order to reach the East so it could go West again. It has left many traces of its life--barrooms, brothels, jails, churches, gallows, best sellers, etc. 2. In the animal kingdom, a surreptitious and supposititious supererogation. 3. Among the Simians a place equivalent to our hell. "Oh, you go to Mankind," is quite frequently heard in the African jungle, even in the best society.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mankind in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mankind in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of mankind in a Sentence

  1. G. K. Chesterton:

    People in high life are hardened to the wants and distresses of mankind as surgeons are to their bodily pains.

  2. Brothers Karamazov, Pt 1, Bk i, Ch 6:

    If you were to destroy in mankind the belief in immortality, not only love but every living force maintaining the life of the world would at once be dried up. Moreover, nothing then would be immoral, everything would be permissible, even cannibalism.

  3. Bahram Baloch:

    The Greatest Enemies Of Mankind Are Weapons And Weapons Producing Companies. The More Advance Weapons Means More Disaster.

  4. Martin Luther King Jr., December 11, 1964:

    Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time; the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence. Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.

  5. John Tillotson:

    Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.

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