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4 definitions found
 for Human
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Human \Hu"man\, a. [L. humanus; akin to homo man: cf. F. humain.
     See Homage, and cf. Humane, Omber.]
     Belonging to man or mankind; having the qualities or
     attributes of a man; of or pertaining to man or to the race
     of man; as, a human voice; human shape; human nature; human
     sacrifices.
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           To err is human; to forgive, divine.     --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Human \Hu"man\, n.
     A human being. [Colloq.]
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           Sprung of humans that inhabit earth.     --Chapman.
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           We humans often find ourselves in strange position.
                                                    --Prof.
                                                    Wilson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  human
      adj 1: characteristic of humanity; "human nature"
      2: relating to a person; "the experiment was conducted on 6
         monkeys and 2 human subjects"
      3: having human form or attributes as opposed to those of
         animals or divine beings; "human beings"; "the human body";
         "human kindness"; "human frailty" [ant: nonhuman]
      n 1: any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae
           characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech,
           and erect carriage [syn: homo, man, human being,
           human]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  110 Moby Thesaurus words for "human":
     Adamite, Adamitic, Christian, Christlike, Christly, accommodating,
     affectionate, android, anthropocentric, anthropoid,
     anthropological, being, beneficent, benevolent, benign, benignant,
     bleeding, body, brotherly, cat, chap, character, charitable, child,
     clement, commiserative, compassionate, condolent, considerate,
     creature, customer, decent, duck, earthling, earthy, ethological,
     fallible, fellow, finite, fleshly, forbearant, forgiving, frail,
     fraternal, generous, gentle, good, good-natured, gracious,
     groundling, guy, hand, head, hominal, hominid, homo, homocentric,
     human being, humane, humanistic, humanitarian, individual, joker,
     kind, kindhearted, kindly, kindly-disposed, lenient, life,
     living soul, loving, magnanimous, man, man-centered, mankind,
     manlike, melting, merciful, mortal, nice, nose, one, only human,
     party, person, personage, personality, pitying, ruthful, sensitive,
     single, soft, softhearted, somebody, someone, soul, sympathetic,
     sympathizing, tellurian, tender, tenderhearted, terran, unangelic,
     understanding, vulnerable, warm, warmhearted, weak, woman,
     worldling
  
  

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