human interest

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of human interest

:a quality that attracts attention because it involves the experiences of real people
  • a story that has human interest
  • a human-interest story

Word by Word Definitions

human play
  1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of humans (see 2human)

  2. : consisting of humans

  3. : having human form or attributes

  1. : a bipedal primate mammal (Homo sapiens) : a person : man

interest play
  1. : right, title, or legal share in something

  2. : participation in advantage and responsibility

  3. : business, company

  1. : to induce or persuade to participate or engage

  2. : to engage the attention or arouse the interest of


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