Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or condition of being human; humanity.

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Examples

  • Seeing how he evolved, step by tiny step, from humanhood to superhumanhood, seems to me to be most wonderful; a breadcrumb trail of how Sri Aurobindo's outer nature changed.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • That Sri Aurobindo "was his own first guinea pig" and "evolved, step by tiny step, from humanhood to superhumanhood," is simply a fetish for the Western mind.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Today, the vision of full humanhood is battered, scorned, deemed "unrealistic."

    The '30S

  • I hope her spouse is restored to humanhood by those who judge him, and I hope that her parents get serious counseling as they need it.

    Regarding The CAT Scan Of Terri Schiavo’s Brain

  • That is potentially dangerous language because it implies too strongly that fetuses and comatose persons, lacking humanhood in Fletcher's sense of the term, lack a claim to life or are reduced to merely animal or object status.

    Death, Legal and Illegal

  • If an artificial rule of intelligence and not humanhood, is to be the test of one's right to participate in the duties and responsibilities of citizenship, then, on what ground can the ballot be claimed for the great body of the women?

    The Woman's Advocate.

  • The more I understand true humanhood, the more I see it to be sinless, -- as ignorant of sin as is the perfect Maker.

    Unity of Good

  • In Dr. King's honor, today, let us celebrate brotherhood, sisterhood -- humanhood -- and the scientific spirit that allows us to learn about the wonders of the universe as one unified people.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

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