Humankind - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌhjuːmənˈkaɪnd|  American pronunciation of the word humankind
Brit.  |hjuːmənˈkʌɪnd|  British pronunciation of the word humankind

noun

- all of the living human inhabitants of the earth(syn: humanity, humans, man, mankind, world)

she always used 'humankind' because 'mankind' seemed to slight the women

Examples

she always used 'humankind' because 'mankind' seemed to slight the women

...an essay that ponders the place of humankind in the vast cosmos...

Questions about the meaning of life have always perplexed humankind.

...an unshakable belief in the essential goodness of humankind is the warp of his philosophy...

...once humankind learned how to aviate, the world became a much smaller place...

humankind's mastery over the environment

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