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humanity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of humanity

  1. 1 human beings in general <all humanity can learn from this tragedy> Synonyms folks, people, humankind, public, species, worldRelated Words community, society; crowd, masses, mob, populace, proletariat, rabble, rabblement, riffraff

  2. 2 the capacity for feeling for another's unhappiness or misfortune <a country known for the humanity of its liberal immigration policy> Synonyms bigheartedness, charity, commiseration, compassion, feeling, good-heartedness, heart, kindheartedness, kindliness, kindness, largeheartedness, mercy, pity, ruth, softheartedness, sympathy, warmheartednessRelated Words feelings, responsiveness, sensibility, sensitivity; affection, love, regard; affinity, empathy, rapport; altruism, benevolence, benignancy, benignity, generosity, goodwill, humaneness, humanism, humanitarianism, philanthropyNear Antonyms callousness, coldness, disinterest, indifference, unconcern; cruelty, harshness; animosity, antipathy, dislike, hatred, hostilityAntonyms coldheartedness, hard-heartedness, inhumanity, inhumanness, mercilessness, pitilessness

  3. 3 the human race <in Greek mythology, the gods display many of the weaknesses of humanity, such as jealousy, foolishness, and greed> Synonyms Homo sapiens, mankind, humankind, manRelated Words being, body, creature, fellowman, human, individual, mortal, party, person




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