Definition of Human being

1. Noun. Any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage.

Definition of Human being

1. Noun. A person; a large sapient, bipedal primate, with notably less hair than others of that order, of the species ''Homo sapiens''. ¹

2. Noun. Another, extinct member of the genus ''Homo''. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Human Being

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 (current term)
human beings
human body
human botfly
human botfly myiasis
human chattel
human cheese
human chorionic gonadotrophin
human chorionic gonadotropin
human chorionic somatomammotropic hormone
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human clinical trial
human condition
human cytomegalovirus
human death

Literary usage of Human being

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

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1921)
"A charge that no one has the right to shoot a human being with a pistol unless the act is justified or excused by some rule of law held not erroneous as an ..."

2. A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin: Presenting the Original Facts and Documents Upon by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1853)
"crno dut quod non haltet,"— of Mississippi, has it been made to appear that (lie slave is a reasonable creature,— a human being ! What sort of system, ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... from that which these terms bear for the man who believes that each human being possessed of reason can by his own free will determine his deliberate ..."

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