Associations to the word «Mankind»


MANKIND, noun. The human race in its entirety.
MANKIND, noun. Men collectively, as opposed to all women.
MANKIND, noun. (obsolete) Human feelings; humanity.
MANKIND, proper noun. (quranic) The 114th sura (chapter) of the Quran

Dictionary definition

MANKIND, noun. All of the living human inhabitants of the earth; "all the world loves a lover"; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats