human beings collectively; the human race.
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How to use humankind in a sentence
Sent ahead to create conditions favorable for humankind, these robots will need to be tough, adaptable and recyclable if they’re to survive within the inhospitable cosmic climates that await them.We’re Teaching Robots to Evolve Autonomously—So They Can Adapt to Life Alone on Distant Planets | Emma Hart | February 4, 2021 | Singularity Hub
Instead, he said that while Mars exploration is a worthwhile effort to keep humankind alive, life would be hard.Elon Musk busts Clubhouse limit, fans stream to YouTube, he switches to interviewing Robinhood CEO | Mike Butcher | February 1, 2021 | TechCrunch
Indeed, science-fiction tales like The War of the Worlds depict humankind acting as one against a common enemy.Why a Universal Society Is Unattainable - Issue 95: Escape | Mark W. Moffett | January 14, 2021 | Nautilus
Indeed, if you watch a short trailer Hitchcock produced to advertise his film, you might start to think maybe humankind was asking for it.Here’s the real story behind Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’ | Tom McNamara | December 3, 2020 | Popular-Science
It is the largest product launch in the history of humankind.The ‘last mile’ for COVID-19 vaccines could be the biggest challenge yet | Tina Hesman Saey | December 3, 2020 | Science News
humankind has a really bad track record with those who are regarded as “other” by the majority.
According to Genesis, when God created humanity he created “humankind in his image” and “male and female he created them.”
The state of the nation and the state of humankind may depend on it.Ebola, ISIS, the Border: So Much to Fear, So Little Time! | Gene Robinson | November 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The outrage of a meaningless cosmos impels all of humankind to struggle against it.
“The only solidarity that is acceptable is solidarity with humankind,” one academic colleague wrote.The End of Us And Them: David Cannadine’s Quest to Unite History | Jimmy So | May 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The sense of the desertion by humankind, by God and mercy and rationality swept through me and overwhelmed my inner self.Valley of the Croen | Lee Tarbell
They do not think of humankind as being above and separate from all other creatures, but as fellow creatures in a world of life.Prairie Smoke (Second Edition, Revised) | Melvin Randolph Gilmore
More than once that summer he went alone into the wilderness to find his balance and to get away entirely from humankind.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete | Albert Bigelow Paine
Even cubs with no possible experience of humankind are terrified by the scent of men.Operation Terror | William Fitzgerald Jenkins
With a faint sensation of gladness, Laura beheld traces of humankind.Self-control | Mary Brunton
British Dictionary definitions for humankind
the human race; humanity
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