['hjuːmən] or ['hjumən]
(adj.) having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings; 'human beings'; 'the human body'; 'human kindness'; 'human frailty' .
(adj.) characteristic of humanity; 'human nature' .
(adj.) relating to a person; 'the experiment was conducted on 6 monkeys and 2 human subjects' .
(a.) Belonging to man or mankind; having the qualities or attributes of a man; of or pertaining to man or to the race of man; as, a human voice; human shape; human nature; human sacrifices.
(n.) A human being.
a. . Man's, of man.. Common to mankind.
SYN:Ethnical, cosmical, anthropological, rational, civilized
ANT:Inhuman, beastly, irrational
adj. belonging or pertaining to man or mankind: having the qualities of a man.—n. (coll.) a human being.—n. Hū′mankind the human species.—adv. Hū′manly.
- The human watchdogs must be philosophers or lovers of learning which will make them gentle. 柏拉图. 理想国.
- O child, the human heart _can_ suffer! 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- Until Edison made his wonderful invention in 1877, the human race was entirely without means for preserving or passing on to posterity its own linguistic utterances or any other vocal sound. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- It would be difficult to find a human being less likely to arouse affection. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Somewhat as a house is composed of a group of bricks, or a sand heap of grains of sand, the human body is composed of small divisions called cells. 伯莎M.克拉克. 科学通论.
- Human nature appears to be just the same, all over the world. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- Winifred did not notice human beings unless they were like herself, playful and slightly mocking. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- I love Miss Fanshawe far more than de Hamal loves any human being, and would care for and guard her better than he. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 维莱特.
- The most obvious conclusion from this is, that human nature is in general pusillanimous; since upon the sudden appearance of any object. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.
- He said, I have been through nearly every form of trial that human flesh is heir to, and I find that _there is nothing in life to fear but sin_. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- Consols; for so it was that Becky felt the Vanity of human affairs, and it was in those securities that she would have liked to cast anchor. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- Later on there was more grace and less coarseness in the human representations. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- There is no proof that this unbrotherly, unhumorous egotist was ever sincerely loved by any human being. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- Nothing in human shape could have destroyed that fair child. 玛丽·雪莱. 弗兰肯斯坦.
- We have elaborate governmental mechanisms--like the tariff, for example, which we go on making more scientific year in, year out--having long since lost sight of their human purpose. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- There is but one race of true and immortal humans on Barsoom. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星战神.
- Sola seemed puzzled herself, as though such strange actions on the part of two humans were quite beyond her, as indeed they were, poor child. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星公主.
- You will see it often in humans. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.