Dictionary.com

humanly

[ hyoo-muhn-lee or, often, yoo- ]
/ ˈhyu mən li or, often, ˈyu- /
Save This Word!

adverb
in a human manner.
by human means.
within the limits of human knowledge and capability: Is it humanly possible to predict the future?
from or according to the viewpoint of humankind.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of humanly

First recorded in 1605–15; human + -ly
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use humanly in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for humanly

humanly
/ (ˈhjuːmənlɪ) /

adverb
by human powers or means
in a human or humane manner
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK