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Definition of the noun mankind

What does mankind mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
    • example: she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonyms of mankind: human beings / human race / humanity / humankind / humans / man / world
    • more generic terms: group / grouping = any number of entities (members) considered as a unit; homo / human / human being / man = any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    • member: people = any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

Alternative definition of the noun mankind


  1. The human race in its entirety.
  2. All male men as opposed to all women.


Who is Mankind?

Mankind a.k.a. Mick Foley: Michael Francis "Mick" Foley, Sr. is a retired American professional wrestler, author, comedian, color commentator, actor, and voice actor. He has worked for many wrestling promotions, including World Wrestling Entertainment, World Championship Wrestling, Extreme Championship Wrestling, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, National Wrestling Alliance as well as numerous promotions in Japan. He is often referred to as "The Hardcore Legend", a nickname he shares with Terry Funk.


  1. Mankind were a disco band formed in 1978 consisting of engineer Don Gallacher, keyboard player Mark Stevens, Dave Christopher on guitar, Dave Green on bass and Graham Jarvis on drums. They had a #25 on the UK Singles Chart with a disco rendition of the Doctor Who theme music.
    • albums: "Dr. Who", "Space, Time and Beyond"
  2. Mankind a.k.a. Mankind? is a musical group.
    • albums: "Discography", "Won't You Join the Army Now So You Can Fight... And You Can Die!", "Beast or Burden"

There are other groups with in their name, like All Mankind, Filth of Mankind, Tears of Mankind, Perishing Mankind, Mankind Is Obsolete, Guardians of Mankind, Extinction of Mankind and Satan's Revenge on Mankind.


Mankind is a record label, defunct organization.


"Mankind" is a massively multiplayer online real-time strategy computer game.

  • genres: Massively multiplayer online real-time strategy game, Massively multiplayer online game, Strategy video game
  • publisher: Cryo Interactive
  • released on (16 years ago)
  • official website:


  1. "Mankind" is an album by American rock band Factory 81. Released in 1999, the album marked the band's debut on the Detroit independent music scene, and its 2000 reissue introduced the band to a national audience.
  2. "Mankind" is a cataloged instance, composition.


Mankind is an English medieval morality play, written c.1470. The play is a moral allegory about Mankind, a representative of the human race, and follows his fall into sin and his repentance. Its author is unknown; the manuscript is signed by a monk named Hyngham, but he was probably only the scribe since some of the textual oddities are believed to derive from his miscopying of parts of the text because he was not familiar with it.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mankind

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Google previewInstant encyclopaedia of geography (1993)

by Shatrughna P. Sinha

MANKIND. A more comprehensive view of the human environment must now be taken. Until now, only the terms of its chief constituents have been given: configuration, climate, the hydrosphere, soils, natural vegetation and animal life.

Google previewSimiles Dictionary (2013)

by Elyse Sommer



Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain (2017)

by Sian Echard, Robert Rouse

But by second half of the same century, it had been resurrected as one of the most significant pieces of pre-Shakespearian drama, as indicated by the title to David Bevington's 1962 book, From “Mankind” to Marlowe. However, in common to ...

Google previewDictionary of Foreign Quotations (1980)

by Robert Collison

Wealth, Women, Work Hikayat kalila dan damina Mankind Hikayat koraish méngindëra Love Hikayat maalim dewa Night, Wind Hikayat raja-raja pasai War Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 Mein Kampf Belief, Might, Nationhood, War Remarks ...

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Quotes about Mankind

Maybe in order to understand mankind, we have to look at the word itself. Mankind. Basically, it's made up of two separate words---'mank' and 'ind'. What do these words mean It's a mystery, and that's why so is mankind. (Jack Handey)
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Scrabble value of M3A1N1K5I1N1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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