AskDefine | Define mankind

Dictionary Definition

mankind n : all of the inhabitants of the earth; "all the world loves a lover"; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women" [syn: world, human race, humanity, humankind, human beings, humans, man]

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Noun

  1. The human race in its entirety.
  2. Man as opposed to woman.

Translations

human race
  • Czech: lidstvo
  • French: humanité
  • German: Menschheit
  • Hungarian: emberiség
  • Italian: umanità
  • Old English: mancynn
  • Spanish: humanidad
man as opposed to woman
  • Hungarian: férfiak

Extensive Definition

Mankind may refer to:
The total world population of humans

Individuals

  • Mick Foley (born 1965), professional wrestler known as Mankind

Music

Other

See also

mankind in Spanish: Mankind
mankind in Japanese: マンカインド
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