Humanity in Scrabble Dictionary

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From Middle English humanyte, humanite, humanitye, from Old French humanité, from Latin hūmānitās (human nature, humanity, also humane conduct), from hūmānus (human, humane); see human, humane.


  • (US) IPA(key): /hjuˈmænɪti/, [hjuˈmænɪɾi]


humanity (countable and uncountable, plural humanities)

  1. Mankind; human beings as a group.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:humankind
  2. The human condition or nature.
  3. The quality of being benevolent; humane traits of character; humane qualities or aspects.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby Dick, chapter 16
      Think of that; by that sweet girl that old man had a child: hold ye then there can be any utter, hopeless harm in Ahab? No, no, my lad; stricken, blasted, if he be, Ahab has his humanities!”
    Synonym: humaneness
  4. Any academic subject belonging to the humanities.

Derived terms

  • humanitarian
  • humanitarianism

Related terms

  • humanities
  • humane


Further reading

  • humanity on Wikipedia.Wikipedia


  • humanity at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • humanity in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
  • "humanity" in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 148.
  • humanity in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
  • humanity in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

  • the human race.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)