Mankind - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |mænˈkaɪnd|  American pronunciation of the word mankind
Brit.  |mænˈkaɪnd|  British pronunciation of the word mankind

noun

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

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

Examples

The first space flight was the greatest scientific triumph in the history of mankind.

Since earliest times, mankind has been fascinated by fire.

one of the most important events in the history of mankind

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

...a former misanthrope who now professes a newly discovered love of mankind...

The Stock Exchange has been described as the cloaca bearing with it all the refuse of mankind.

Language is the greatest educator of mankind.

The rabble of mankind know nothing of liberty except the name.

To the great body of mankind this was heavy news.

I allow a great deal for the inconstancy of mankind.

Mankind had stamped its approval upon certain actions.

This is perhaps a singular instance in the history of mankind.

He smiled calmly at the idiocies of mankind.

Mankind is destroying the planet, all in the name of progress (=because people want progress).

Mankind has used the horse since ancient times.

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