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human

hu·man

human

 
pronunciation:
hyu mn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, relating to, or characteristic of mankind.
synonyms:
mortal
antonyms:
animal, inhuman
similar words:
cultural, social
definition 2: pertaining to the social or cultural aspects of mankind.
human concerns
similar words:
cultural, earthly, social, temporal, worldly
definition 3: consisting of people.
a human pyramid
definition 4: compassionate; humane.
synonyms:
humane
antonyms:
impersonal, inhuman, unnatural
similar words:
compassionate, humanitarian, kindly
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a person; human being.
synonyms:
earthling, individual, person
similar words:
Homo sapiens, man, mortal, one, soul, woman
derivations: humanlike (adj.), humanness (n.)
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  • human being:
    a person.
  • human nature:
    the mental and emotional qualities shared by humans.
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