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Meaning of MANKIND

Pronunciation:  `man'kInd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  all of the inhabitants of the earth; "all the world loves a lover"
 

MANKIND is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: human beings, human race, humanity, humankind, humans, man, world
 
 See Also: group, grouping, people

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Man`kind"\, n. [AS. mancynn. See {Kin} kindred, {Kind},
    n.]
    1. The human race; man, taken collectively.
    
             The proper study of mankind is man.   --Pore.
    
    2. Men, as distinguished from women; the male portion of
       human race. --Lev. xviii. 22.
    
    3. Human feelings; humanity. [Obs] --B. Jonson.
    
    
  2. \Man"kind`\, a.
    Manlike; not womanly; masculine; bold; cruel. [Obs]
    
          Are women grown so mankind? Must they be wooing?
                                                   --Beau. & Fl.
    
          Be not too mankind against your wife.    --Chapman.
    
    
 

 

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