Humanity - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |hjuːˈmænəti|  American pronunciation of the word humanity
Brit.  |hjʊˈmanɪti|  British pronunciation of the word humanity

noun

- the quality of being humane
- the quality of being human (syn: humanness, manhood)
- all of the living human inhabitants of the earth (syn: humankind, humans, man, mankind, world)

Examples

We appealed to his sense of humanity.

These discoveries will be of benefit to all humanity.

She was cut off from the rest of humanity.

the college of arts and humanities

He's taking courses in both the sciences and the humanities.

We want a clean healthy environment for all humanity.

We must never forget our common humanity.

...thought of themselves as belonging to humanity's master race...

...worked without cease for the betterment of humanity...

...an illustrative analogy in which the relationship between God and humanity is likened to that between a shepherd and his flock...

...historically natural disasters have often been interpreted by some as punitive or monitory measures against sin-ridden humanity...

In the book Edmund is a picture of humanity.

In the city, the spirit of humanity is too often trod under feet by the spirit of trade.

Researchers theorize that there was once a common language for all humanity.

A certain humanity is wanting in big cities.

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