humankind

[ hyoo-muh n-kahynd, -kahynd or, often, yoo- ]
/ ˈhyu mənˌkaɪnd, -ˈkaɪnd or, often, ˈyu- /

noun

human beings collectively; the human race.

Origin of humankind

1635–45; from the phrase human kind; modeled on mankind

Can be confused

humankind mankind womankind
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humankind

/ (ˌhjuːmənˈkaɪnd) /

noun

the human race; humanity

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