noun, plural hu·man·i·ties.
- the study of classical languages and classical literature.
- the Latin and Greek classics as a field of study.
- literature, philosophy, art, etc., as distinguished from the natural sciences.
- the study of literature, philosophy, art, etc.
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OTHER WORDS FROM humanityan·ti·hu·man·i·ty, noun, plural an·ti·hu·man·i·ties.o·ver·hu·man·i·ty, noun
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Around the world, pollution from tiny particles like those from wildfire smoke remains one of the largest health threats to humanity.“Unprecedented”: What’s behind the California, Oregon, and Washington wildfires|Umair Irfan|September 11, 2020|Vox
In the 1990s, many were swept up by the dream of the Internet weaving humanity into a single community.The race for a COVID-19 vaccine shows the power of ‘community intelligence’|matthewheimer|September 9, 2020|Fortune
Of all the errors in judgment that humanity is prone to, overconfidence may be the most damaging.Use this tool to overcome the biggest decision-making mistake|David Yanofsky|September 6, 2020|Quartz
We have honestly made enough clothing to last humanity for generations.The CEO striving to make vintage, secondhand clothing as popular as fast fashion|Rachel King|September 6, 2020|Fortune
I think also people fundamentally don’t understand that under-resourced communities, just because one family or one household might be under-resourced, that doesn’t mean that they completely forget their own sense of humanity for their neighbor.Mutual Aid Groups Reckon With the Future: ‘We Don’t Want This to Just Be a Fad’|Tim Donnelly|September 2, 2020|Eater
Houellebecq shows himself to be perfectly disgusted with humanity.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
While politics tend to migrate toward the poles, humanity—and fiction, at its best—huddles in between.
Christmas is unique in that it is a global holiday celebrated all over the world by humanity.
Cormac McCarthy once said that a novel can “encompass all the various disciplines and interests of humanity.”
“There is a little remnant of humanity in Tywin Lannister,” he says.Charles Dance on Tywin Lannister’s S5 Return, A ‘Game of Thrones’ Movie,’ and Sexy Peter Dinklage|Marlow Stern|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But in the fifteenth century God and Humanity were both hard of hearing.The Story of Joan of Arc|M. M. Mangasarian
Can it have so much turmoil and restlessness, and not be allied to humanity?
It was the aching, loving heart of humanity for which he wept, that needed God so awfully, and could not yet trust in him.The Seaboard Parish, Complete|George MacDonald
Thus do they lower the divinity to humanity instead of lifting up humanity to the divinity.The Mormon Puzzle, and How to Solve It|R. W. Beers
The laws of mental growth must be observed to make the most of ourselves, and to do the most for humanity and God.Colleges in America|John Marshall Barker