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hu·man·kind

 (hyo͞o′mən-kīnd′)
n.
The human race: "humankind's God-given creativity" (New York Times).
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humankind

(ˌhjuːmənˈkaɪnd)
n
the human race; humanity
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hu•man•kind

(ˈhyu mənˌkaɪnd, -ˈkaɪnd; often ˈyu-)

n.
human beings collectively; the human race; humanity.
[1635–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.humankind - all of the living human inhabitants of the earthhumankind - all of the living human inhabitants of the earth; "all the world loves a lover"; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"
group, grouping - any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
human, human being, man - any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
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humankind

noun humanity, man, mankind, people, mortals, Homo sapiens one of the age-old practices of humankind
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humankind

noun
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humankind

[ˈhjuːmənˈkaɪnd] Nel género humano
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humankind

[ˌhjuːmənˈkaɪnd] nl'humanité f
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humankind

ndie Menschheit
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References in classic literature ?
And if the years, as I hope, bring other little folks to your home, I want you to promise me that you'll tell THEM the story of lost Margaret, so that her name won't be forgotten among humankind."
Thus, reader, we have at length brought our history to a conclusion, in which, to our great pleasure, though contrary, perhaps, to thy expectation, Mr Jones appears to be the happiest of all humankind; for what happiness this world affords equal to the possession of such a woman as Sophia, I sincerely own I have never yet discovered.
The links that united her to the rest of humankind -- links of flowers, or silk, or gold, or whatever the material -- had all been broken.
They were stern days, and if the honest soldier, too poor for a ransom, had no prospect of mercy upon the battle-field, what ruth was there for sea robbers, the enemies of humankind, taken in the very deed, with proofs of their crimes still swinging upon their yard-arm.
Am I to be thought the only criminal, when all humankind sinned against me?
I leave you, and in you the last of humankind whom these eyes will ever behold.
I was indeed treated with much kindness: I was the favourite of a great king and queen, and the delight of the whole court; but it was upon such a foot as ill became the dignity of humankind. I could never forget those domestic pledges I had left behind me.
To all humankind besides Tess was only a passing thought.
Since the time of noble Whittington, fair flower of merchants, bells have come to have less sympathy with humankind. They only ring for money and on state occasions.
Yet I have heard you speak so often with broad charity of the fallibility and frailty of humankind. Extend that charity to me.
Private Division and Panache Digital Games have deployed Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey for PC on the Epic Game Store.
ENPNewswire-August 28, 2019--Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Now Available on PC