Definition of Human beings

1. Noun. All of the living human inhabitants of the earth. "She always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"

Exact synonyms: Human Race, Humanity, Humankind, Humans, Man, Mankind, World
Generic synonyms: Group, Grouping, Homo, Human, Human Being, Man
Member holonyms: People



Definition of Human beings

1. Noun. (plural of human being) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Human Beings

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human T-cell leukaemia virus
human T-cell leukemia virus-1
human T-cell lymphoma/leukaemia virus
human T-cell lymphotropic virus
human T lymphotrophic virus
human a1-proteinase inhibitor
human action
human activities
human activity
human antihemophilic factor
human antihemophilic fraction
human babesiosis
human behaviour
human being
human beings (current term)
human body
human botfly
human botfly myiasis
human chattel
human cheese
human chorionic gonadotrophin
human chorionic gonadotropin
human chorionic somatomammotropic hormone
human chorionic somatomammotropin
human clinical trial
human condition
human cytomegalovirus
human death
human development

Literary usage of Human beings

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1. The Nature and Sources of the Law by John Chipman Gray, Roland Gray (1921)
"It should be observed, before leaving this class of normal human beings, ... (II) Some human beings have no will; such are new- Abnormal born babies and ..."

2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"His people are common people; that is, they are human beings like other human beings before they are anything else. It is this constant detection of ..."

3. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion by James George Frazer (1900)
"Were human beings formerly burned as representatives of the tree-spirit or deity of vegetation? We have seen reasons for believing that living persons have ..."

4. Educational Psychology: Briefer Course by Edward Lee Thorndike (1914)
"... CAPACITIES (continued): RESPONSES TO THE BEHAVIOR OF OTHER human beings Human intercourse and institutions are as surely rooted and grounded in original ..."

5. Talks to Teachers on Psychology: And to Students on Some of Life's Ideals by William James (1900)
"ON A CERTAIN BLINDNESS IN human beings OUR judgments concerning the worth of ... Now the blindness in human beings, of which this discourse will treat, ..."

6. Talks to Teachers on Psychology: And to Students on Some of Life's Ideals by William James (1900)
"Now the blindness in human beings, of which this discourse will treat, is the blindness with which we all are afflicted in regard to the feelings of ..."

7. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"If human beings were horses, I should be in favor of it for them, too. My friend who drew morals from the Ascot photograph, however, ..."

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