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humanity

(Humaneness), noun altruism, benevolence, benignancy, benignity, charitableness, clemency, clementia, compassion, feeling, gentleness, good will, humanitas, kindheartedness, kindness, lenience, leniency, lenity, mercifulness, mercy, mildness, sympathy, understanding, unselfishness
Associated concepts: crimes against humanity, humanitarian doctrine, humanitarian laws, last clear chance

humanity

(Mankind), noun generations of man, gens humana, hominum generis, homo sapiens, human beings, humankind, humanum genus, man, mortals, people, peooles of the earth, persons
Associated concepts: crimes against humanity
See also: benevolence, charity, clemency, consideration, goodwill, lenience, mortality, populace, population, tolerance, understanding
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In our dear country, as indeed in the whole of Europe, a famine visits humanity about four times a century, as far as I can remember; once in every twenty-five years.
It is a terrible idea, but it is historic, it is statistic; it is indeed one of those facts which enables an intelligent historian to reconstruct the physiognomy of a special epoch, for it brings out this further point with mathematical accuracy, that the clergy were in those days sixty times richer and more flourishing than the rest of humanity.
Nevertheless, when one tries to collect in one's mind a comprehensive image of the total products of printing down to our own days, does not that total appear to us like an immense construction, resting upon the entire world, at which humanity toils without relaxation, and whose monstrous crest is lost in the profound mists of the future?
At its base are written some ancient titles of humanity which architecture had not registered.
Assuredly, it is a construction which increases and piles up in endless spirals; there also are confusion of tongues, incessant activity, indefatigable labor, eager competition of all humanity, refuge promised to intelligence, a new Flood against an overflow of barbarians.
This was the question posed by Senate Majority Floor Leader Vicente Sotto III as the International Criminal Court (ICC) launches its preliminary examination into the allegations that President Duterte committed crimes against humanity in his campaign against illegal drugs.
The folks over at Cards Against Humanity are known for some wild stunts.
com)-- Humanity First USA Urges Support from all Americans to Fight Hunger in America
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II sees no possibility of President Rodrigo Duterte being charged with crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague over the killings of hundreds of drug suspects in the Philippines.
She said Abdul Sattar Edhi's death is a loss to the world and humanity as a whole, said a press release on Wednesday.
LAHORE -- Provincial Minister for Human Rights and Minority Affairs Khalil Tahir Sindhu has said that Edhi was born a saviour for humanity, such Person born after Centuries.
He served humanity in Earthquakes, Floods, Bomb Blasts, Terrorism, Fire, and natural disasters.

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