Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Alternative spelling of nonhuman. (not human.)
  • noun Alternative spelling of nonhumans. A creature or thing that is not human.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • In Flush, Woolf gets inside a dog's mind, that is, a non-human brain, an alien mentality – very science-fictional if you look at it that way.

    The stars of modern SF pick the best science fiction

  • I'm referring to non-human primates, most commonly referred to as monkeys.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • From this standpoint, the idea of non-human, non-living person certainly makes sense, even if we find it disturbing.

    News

  • I'm referring to a non-human employee - a robot, or some kind of faceless software running on a server.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • I'm referring to non-human primates, most commonly referred to as monkeys.

    The Seattle Times

  • As his speed increased, the non-human signals accelerated to match, and all signals in front of him, human or otherwise, closed in toward the road.

    Backlash « A Fly in Amber

  • At the moment, it showed both human and non-human readings.

    Backlash « A Fly in Amber

  • It was very clear about human and non-human forms.

    Backlash « A Fly in Amber

  • However, it is no longer possible to look away from the fact that the options and mobility available to my generation -- Steve's generation -- came at an unacceptable cost to other beings, human and non-human.

    Wendi L. Adamek: Life's Best Inventions

  • However, it is no longer possible to look away from the fact that the options and mobility available to my generation -- Steve's generation -- came at an unacceptable cost to other beings, human and non-human.

    Wendi L. Adamek: Life's Best Inventions

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.