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Synonyms for human
ˈhyu mən or, often, ˈyu-; ˈyu mən; yudʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homo, man, human being, human(adj)

    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. human(adj)

    characteristic of humanity

    "human nature"

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

  3. human(adj)

    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. human(adj)

    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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. monolingual

    hercules mulligan

    lafayette

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. human(a.)

    Synonyms:
    man's, of man

  2. human(a.)

    Synonyms:
    common to mankind

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