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Definition 1: all of the living human inhabitants of the earth - [noun denoting animal]

Samples where humanity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • all the world loves a lover
  • she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women

Synonyms for humanity in the sense of this definition

(humanity is a kind of ...) any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

(humanity is a kind of ...) any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

(humanity is a member of ...) (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

"old people" "there were at least 200 people in the audience"

Definition 2: the quality of being humane - [noun denoting attribute]

(humanity is a kind of ...) the quality of compassion or consideration for others (people or animals)

Definition 3: the quality of being human - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where humanity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he feared the speedy decline of all manhood

Synonyms for humanity in the sense of this definition

(humanity is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

(... are attributes of humanity) having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings

"human beings" "the human body" "human kindness" "human frailty"

(... are attributes of humanity) not human; not belonging to or produced by or appropriate to human beings

"nonhuman primates such as chimpanzees"

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