human interest


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human interest

n
(Journalism & Publishing) (in a newspaper story, news broadcasting, etc) reference to individuals and their emotions
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human interest

n (in newspaper story etc) → Emotionalität f; a human interest storyeine ergreifende Story; the film’s main human interest is centred on this relationshipauf der menschlichen Ebene dreht sich der Film hauptsächlich um diese Beziehung
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But a wiser man has arisen--the census taker--and his larger estimate of human interest has been preferred in marking out the field of these little stories of the "Four Million.
Those whose lives are most exclusively passed amid the ever- changing wonders of sea and land are also those who are most universally insensible to every aspect of Nature not directly associated with the human interest of their calling.
exclaimed little Alice, who contrived to feel a human interest even in these discords of polemic divinity.
He seized avidly upon anything from which he could extract a suggestion of human interest.
I resorted humbly whither Agnes had commended me; I sought out Nature, never sought in vain; and I admitted to my breast the human interest I had lately shrunk from.
For a few minutes the platforms were given over altogether to a sort of pleasurable confusion, a vivid scene, full of colour and human interest.
Exquisite gentlemen of the finest breeding, which was at that remarkable time--and has been since--to be known by its fruits of indifference to every natural subject of human interest, were in the most exemplary state of exhaustion, at the hotel of Monseigneur.
Dim speck as it was in the wide prospect, it made the sunrise a more cheerful sight, and gave to it that sort of human interest which it seems to want at sea.
He was to present supernatural or romantic characters, yet investing them with human interest and semblance of truth; while Wordsworth was to add the charm of novelty to everyday things and to suggest their kinship to the supernatural, arousing readers from their accustomed blindness to the loveliness and wonders of the world around us.
She believes in justice and truth and human interest.
The valley is wide at this particular point, and a fair number of houses pleasantly situated, either in the little plain or along the side of the mountain stream, lend human interest to the well-tilled spot, a stronghold with no apparent outlet among the mountains that surround it.
He had no friends in the sense of companions; to all outward appearance his life was solitary and devoid of any human interest.

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