the quality of being humane
humanness, humanity, manhood(noun)
the quality of being human
"he feared the speedy decline of all manhood"
world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, mankind, man(noun)
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"
cosmos, humans, globe, military personnel, homo, man, universe, piece, populace, existence, valet, humankind, human race, public, earth, reality, adult male, humanness, worldly concern, human beings, world, macrocosm, human being, valet de chambre, domain, gentleman, human, serviceman, military man, gentleman's gentleman, mankind, manhood, earthly concern, creation
English Synonyms and Antonyms
According to the etymology and original usage, beneficence is the doing well, benevolence the wishing or willing well to others; but benevolence has come to include beneficence, and to displace it. We should not now speak of benevolence which did not help, unless where there was no power to help; even then we should rather say good-will or sympathy. Charity, which originally meant the purest love for God and man (as in 1 Cor. xiii), is now almost universally applied to some form of almsgiving, and is much more limited in meaning than benevolence. Benignity suggests some occult power of blessing, such as was formerly ascribed to the stars; we may say a good man has an air of benignity. Kindness and tenderness are personal; benevolence and charity are general. Kindness extends to all sentient beings, whether men or animals, in prosperity or in distress. Tenderness especially goes out toward the young, feeble, and needy, or even to the dead. Humanity is so much kindness and tenderness toward man or beast as it would be inhuman not to have; we say of some act of care or kindness, "common humanity requires it." Generosity is self-forgetful kindness in disposition or action; it includes much besides giving; as, the generosity of forgiveness. Bounty applies to ample giving, which on a larger scale is expressed by munificence. Liberality indicates broad, genial kindly views, whether manifested in gifts or otherwise. We speak of the bounty of a generous host, the liberality or munificence of the founder of a college, or of the liberality of a theologian toward the holders of conflicting beliefs. Philanthropy applies to wide schemes for human welfare, often, but not always, involving large expenditures in charity or benevolence. Compare MERCY.
almsgiving, beneficence, benevolence, benignity, bounty, charity, generosity, good-will, kind-heartedness, kindliness, kindness, liberality, munificence, philanthropy, sympathy, unselfishness
Benevolence of, on the part of, or from the wealthy, to or toward the poor.
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How to use humanity in a sentence?
This evil anti-Semitic attack is an assault on all of us. It's an assault on humanity. It will require all of us working together to extract the hateful poison of anti-Semitism from the world, the scourge of anti-Semitism can not be ignored, can not be tolerated and can not be allowed to continue.
According to Gandhi, the seven sins are wealth without works, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, and politics without principle. Well, Hubert Humphrey may have sinned in the eyes of God, as we all do, but according to those definitions of Gandhis, it was Hubert Humphrey without sin.
The birth, sufferings, crucifixion, death and the resurrection of Jesus Christ does not just showcase his passion, perseverance and true love to humanity. Furthermore, all of the above do reveals his forgiving spirit. In other words, we ought to forgive all i.e. we should forgive our offenders and enemies even at the point of death IMHO in my humble (honest) opinion.
Climate change is not stopping because of lockdowns, the extreme weather which we are witnessing is not excessive in terms of the history of humanity... it is very much in line with what we would expect under climate change.
Naturally, I carry not a distinctive card between white and black; however, I resist and fight discriminating and inhuman conduct between black and white in whatever way by whoever. My heart and prayer stay in the rights of the victims since equality speaks humanity; otherwise, transparent justice becomes crucified; it's a mentality of evil.
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- humanitatCatalan, Valencian
- Menschheit, Menschlichkeit, HumanitätGerman
- ανθρωπότητα, ανθρώπινη υπόσταση, ανθρωπιάGreek
- la homaroEsperanto
- humaansus, inimlikkus, inimsus, inimkondEstonian
- ihmisyys, ihmiskunta, humaanisuusFinnish
- benevolenza, umanitàItalian
- 人類, 인류, 人間, 인간Korean
- mirovatî, مرۆڤایهتیKurdish
- cilvēcigums, humanitāte, cilvēce, cilvēcībaLatvian
- hunga tāngataMāori
- mensheid, mensengeslacht, menselijkheid, humaniteit, mensdom, menslievendheidDutch
- umanitate, omenire, benevolență, bunătateRomanian
- человечность, человечество, гуманностьRussian
- medmänsklighet, mänsklighetSwedish
- nhân loạiVietnamese
- ubuntu, isintuZulu
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