Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun humanity

3 senses of humanity

Sense 1
humanity -- (the quality of being humane)
       => humaneness -- (the quality of compassion or consideration for others (people or animals))

Sense 2
humanness, humanity, manhood -- (the quality of being human; "he feared the speedy decline of all manhood")
       => quality -- (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare)

Sense 3
world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankind, man -- (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")
       => homo, man, human being, human -- (any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage)
       => group, grouping -- (any number of entities (members) considered as a unit)

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