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Synonyms for human
ˈhyu mən or, often, ˈyu-; ˈyu mən; yudʒhu·man

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. human

    Human denotes what pertains to mankind, with no suggestion as to its being good or evil; as, the human race; human qualities; we speak of human achievements, virtues, or excellences, human follies, vices, or crimes. Humane denotes what may rightly be expected of mankind at its best in the treatment of sentient beings; a humane enterprise or endeavor is one that is intended to prevent or relieve suffering. The humane man will not needlessly inflict pain upon the meanest thing that lives; a merciful man is disposed to withhold or mitigate the suffering even of the guilty. The compassionate man sympathizes with and desires to relieve actual suffering, while one who is humane would forestall and prevent the suffering which he sees to be possible. Compare MERCY; PITIFUL; PITY.

    See synonyms for BARBAROUS.

    Synonyms:
    benevolent, benignant, charitable, clement, compassionate, forgiving, gentle, gracious, humane, kind, kind-hearted, merciful, pitying, sympathetic, tender, tender-hearted

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. human

    Synonyms:
    ethnical, cosmical, anthropological, rational, civilized

    Antonyms:
    inhuman, beastly, irrational

Princeton's WordNet

  1. homo, man, human being, humanadjective

    any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

    Synonyms:
    military personnel, world, humankind, man, human beings, mankind, valet de chambre, serviceman, military man, gentleman, homo, valet, homosexual, homophile, humanity, piece, gentleman's gentleman, human being, humans, adult male, gay, human race

    Antonyms:
    apelike, anthropoid, nonhuman, bloodless, anthropoidal, inhuman, dehumanised, dehumanized, unhuman

  2. humanadjective

    characteristic of humanity

    "human nature"

    Antonyms:
    dehumanized, anthropoidal, bloodless, unhuman, anthropoid, nonhuman, inhuman, dehumanised, apelike

  3. humanadjective

    relating to a person

    "the experiment was conducted on 6 monkeys and 2 human subjects"

    Antonyms:
    inhuman, nonhuman, anthropoidal, dehumanized, anthropoid, bloodless, apelike, dehumanised, unhuman

  4. humanadjective

    having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings

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

    Antonyms:
    inhuman, nonhuman, dehumanised, apelike, unhuman, dehumanized, anthropoid, anthropoidal, bloodless

Editors Contribution

  1. manvi

    yeah it is also known as human

    Submitted by anonymous on April 6, 2021  
  2. monolingual

    hercules mulligan

    lafayette

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  
  3. muggle

    a muggle is a human name from harry potter

    "you're a muggle-born?!"

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. humanadjective

    Synonyms:
    man's, of man

  2. humanadjective

    Synonyms:
    common to mankind

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How to use human in a sentence?

  1. Jessica Joan:

    She can blame Keith all she wants but she is a monster cut from the same cloth, allison Mack is a predator and an evil human being.

  2. Michael Vatis:

    Humans are always the weak link, it's almost always easier to exploit a human through some social engineering gambit than it is to crack, you know, some technological defensive measure.

  3. Roger Severino:

    HHS respects the dignity of every human being, and as we have shown in our response to the pandemic, we vigorously protect and enforce the civil rights of all to the fullest extent permitted by our laws as passed by Congress.

  4. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    An agency like ICE, which repeatedly and systematically violates human rights, does not deserve a dime.

  5. Francisco Palmieri:

    There continues to be a large migration flow out of Cuba. It reflects the difficult economic and human rights conditions in the country, we have no plans to change the Cuban Adjustment Act at this time.


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