Definition of Humaneness

1. Noun. The quality of compassion or consideration for others (people or animals).

Category relationships: Animal, Animate Being, Beast, Brute, Creature, Fauna
Generic synonyms: Quality
Specialized synonyms: Humanity, Mercifulness, Mercy
Attributes: Humane, Inhumane
Derivative terms: Humane
Antonyms: Inhumaneness



Definition of Humaneness

1. Noun. The property of being humane. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Humaneness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Humaneness

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humaneness (current term)
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Literary usage of Humaneness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Biology of War by Georg Friedrich Nicolai (1919)
"The Principle of humaneness Perhaps the most marked characteristic of ... All great men without exception have told us about the beauty of humaneness. ..."

2. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"In point of humaneness and refinement the people of Peru were unquestionably superior to the Mayas and Mexicans. Their criminal code was severe, ..."

3. Critical Miscellanies by John Morley (1878)
"There is a humaneness of spirit in such writing as this which throws a reader into the mood that lies midway between laughter and tears. ..."

4. Yin Chih Wen: The Tract of the Quiet Way, with Extracts from the Chinese by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki, Paul Carus (1906)
"humaneness REWARDED.* The Tou family saved people and thus nobly obtained the five-branched olea.1 Tou Yii-Chun was not yet favored with a son when he was ..."

5. The Discovery of America: With Some Account of Ancient America and the by John Fiske (1892)
"In point of humaneness and refinement the people of Peru were unquestionably superior to the Mayas and Mexicans. Their criminal code 1 As contrasted with ..."

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