humankind

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From human +‎ -kind.

Noun[edit]

humankind (usually uncountable, plural humankinds)

  1. The human race; mankind, humanity; Homo sapiens.

Usage notes[edit]

  • "Mankind" is more common than "humankind", but "humanity" is more common than both of them combined, according to Google N-grams.

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