Presenting people and their problems, concerns, or achievements in a way that arouses interest or sympathy.
A human-interest story.
(journalism, chiefly) A kind of journalism that discusses a person or people in an emotional way so as to arouse interest or sympathy.
Human-interest Sentence Examples
No subject of human interest is now without one or indeed several organs.
In his Fasti he treats a subject of national interest; it is not, however, through the strength of Roman sentiment but through the power of vividly conceiving and narrating stories of strong human interest that the poem lives.
Though Siva, too, assumes various forms, the incarnation theory is peculiarly characteristic of Vaishnavism; and the fact that the principal hero of the Ramayana (Rama), and one of the prominent warriors of the Mahabharata (Krishna) become in this way identified with the supreme god, and remain to this day the chief objects of the adoration of Vaishnava sectaries, naturally imparts to these creeds a human interest and sympathetic aspect which is wholly wanting in the worship of Siva.
Of more human interest were Cowper's immediate predecessors.