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  • adj. Human.
  • n. Dignity, honour.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of man or mankind; human.
  • Honored; honorable.
  • n. Dignity; honor; grace; favor; good manners; decorous bearing or conduct.
  • To dignify; honor; grace.
  • To worship; reverence.


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From Middle English mensk, menske, from Old English mennisc ("man, human, humanity") and Old Norse menskr ("human"), both from Proto-Germanic *manniskaz (“human”), equivalent to man +‎ -ish. Cognate with Dutch mens ("human, humanity"), German Mensch ("man, human"), Danish menneske ("human"), Swedish människa ("human, human being, person"), Icelandic manneskju ("person, human being"). See also mense, mennish.


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  • … it’s not about mensk as they say it is, but it is truly about some twisted, dumb, and unmanly pride. -- LT Wolf, The World King, 2015

    January 23, 2015