- IPA: /mænˈkaɪnd/
- The human race in its entirety.
- Men collectively, as opposed to all women.
- 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, Leviticus 18:22 ↗:
- Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.
- 1910, Emerson Hough, chapter I, in The Purchase Price: Or The Cause of Compromise, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, OCLC 639762314 ↗, page 0029 ↗:
- “[...] it is not fair of you to bring against mankind double weapons ! Dangerous enough you are as woman alone, without bringing to your aid those gifts of mind suited to problems which men have been accustomed to arrogate to themselves.”
- (obsolete) Human feelings; humanity.
- (all men, humans) See Thesaurus:humankind
- French: humanité
- German: Menschheit, Menschengeschlecht
- Italian: umanità
- Portuguese: humanidade
- Russian: челове́чество
- Spanish: humanidad