The quality of being human; the peculiar nature of man, by which he is distinguished from other beings.
- Humans considered as a group; the human race.
- The condition or quality of being human.
- The quality of being humane; benevolence.
- A humane characteristic, attribute, or act.
- The languages and literatures of ancient Greece and Rome; the classics.
- Those branches of knowledge, such as philosophy, literature, and art, that are concerned with human thought and culture; the liberal arts.