humankind

Definitions of humankind
  1. noun
    all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
    “she always used ` humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women”
    synonyms: human beings, human race, humanity, humans, man, mankind, world
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    type of:
    group, grouping
    any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    homo, human, human being, man
    any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
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