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humanity

noun
     
hu‧man‧i‧ty
1 [uncountable] people in general:
We want a clean healthy environment for all humanity.
crimes against humanity
2 [uncountable] kindness, respect, and sympathy towards others [≠ inhumanity]:
a man of deep humanity
3 [uncountable] the state of being human rather than an animal or machine
common/shared humanity
We must never forget our common humanity.
4

(the) humanities

[plural] subjects of study such as literature, history, or art, rather than science or mathematics [= (the) arts]

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