mankind mankind  /ˈmæn ˈkaɪnd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

Usage(s):

  1. I am only telling mankind the truth.
  2. How mankind emerged from Paleolithic prehistory into a world of alphabets and cities is still a story riddled with questions.
  3. His premature death prevented him from witnessing how his contribution benefited manned spaceflightand mankind.

News

  1. Strange flames on the Space Station - Tucson News Now

    Fire, it is often said, is mankind's oldest chemistry experiment. For thousands of years, people have been mixing the oxygen-rich air of Earth with an almost endless variety of fuels to produce hot luminous flame.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Tucson News Now

  2. Lullaby Medicine for Premature Babies

    Something as old as mankind itself is helping keep pre-term babies alive — the lullaby. Research shows that music has become an important new ally for babies who are born too soon and struggle to breathe and eat. The neonatal intensive care unit in a hospital is filled with technology that helps keep the hospital's tiniest, most fragile patients alive. At New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Who Lip Dubbed Taylor Swift's "22" the Best: NFL Cheerleaders or Russell Westbrook?

    We are experiencing an increasingly remarkable, hyper-connected stretch of human history right now, during which time mankind has developed the ability to record data and transmit it, almost instantly, across any number of mediums and devices, to innumerable recipients around the world.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

Quotes

  1. "Space is the frontier for mankind in the future. If we want to go beyond the moon, we have to go there first," said Satish.
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: Satish Dhawan Source: Kansas City Star

  2. "What they claim to be the strongest power in the history of mankind is today being defeated in front of the Muslim vanguards of jihad six years after the two raids on New York and Washington," al-Zawahri said, speaking in what appeared to be an...
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: Washington Post

  3. "It is true that for too many years, mankind has been slow to respond to or even recognize the magnitude of the climate threat. It is true of my own country as well," Mr. Obama said at a climate change forum hosted by United Nation Secretary...
    on Sep 22, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CBS News

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