humanness humanness  /ˈhjumənNəs/


  • (n) the quality of being human



  1. Justin Stephens Corbis Outline It delivers a humanness to what took place 40 years ago when a few of us were in very enviable positions.
  2. The very humanness of her experimentation struck him.
  3. There is, in all this, a kind of humanness that is exactly the opposite of what online shopping was supposed to be like.


  • Listen to Jesus' teachings on prayer to enter into communion with God

    If we listen deeply to today's lessons, I think we'll quickly notice that they follow on very clearly from last week's Scriptures and our reflection on those Scriptures . You might remember last week's Scriptures spoke to us about hospitality, about discipleship, and about Jesus in his humanness -- needing friends and wanting to be a friend to all others -- those three things: hospitality ...
    on August 1, 2013     Source: National Catholic Reporter


  1. "That does point us, in a much more powerful way, to answering the question, 'What does humanness mean?' at the DNA level," said Collins, director of NIH's National Human Genome Research Institute.
    on Apr 12, 2007 By: Francis Collins Source: Forbes

  2. "We Africans are rightly proud of our unique qualities of ubuntu, our humanness, the recognition of our inter-dependency, that we are what we are because of others. We are one family, the human family, God's family. Zimbabwe's plight is all of our...
    on Sep 25, 2007 By: Desmond Tutu Source: Afrique en ligne

  3. "I understand that vote today, that there are people who want to keep looking at it," Selig said. "I'm not afraid to change. You never say never. But the humanness of the umpires is part of the game. I'm satisfied where it is. I just don't...
    on Nov 12, 2004 By: Bud Selig Source: USA Today

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