humankind

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Etymology[edit]

From human +‎ -kind.

Noun[edit]

humankind ‎(uncountable)

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

Usage note[edit]

Considered politically correct; as a gender-neutral substitution, Google N-grams finds "humanity" more common then "mankind" and "humankind" combined, with "mankind" still being more common than "humankind".

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