Hypertext Webster Gateway: "human"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Human \Hu"man\, n.
A human being. [Colloq.]

Sprung of humans that inhabit earth. --Chapman.

We humans often find ourselves in strange position.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

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

To err is human; to forgive, divine. --Pope.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

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: a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
[syn: {person}, {individual}, {someone}, {somebody}, {mortal},
2: any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae [syn: {homo},
{man}, {human being}]

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