An example of humanity is all the people in the world.
An example of humanity is treating someone with kindness.
- languages and literature, esp. those of the classical Greeks and Romans
- the branches of learning concerned with human thought and relations, as distinguished from the sciences: literature, philosophy, history, etc.
Other Word Forms
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of humanity
- Middle English humanite from Old French from Latin hūmānitās from hūmānus human human
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition