human being


    Definition of human being in English Dictionary

  • NounPLhuman beingsSUF-ing
    1. A person; a large sapient, bipedal primate, with notably less hair than others of that order, of the species Homo sapiens.
      1. He began to reflect that in a few Minutes he might possibly deprive a human Being of Life, or might lose his own.
    2. Another, extinct member of the genus Homo.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • I wondered how some of that compassion for a hawk could be rechanneled to help human beings like those I had just seen dying in Darfur.
        • The set of human beings is a superset of the set of human children.
        • A SATU fellow, trawled redhandedly following an exchange of gunfire, was ordered executed before us upon his confession of how the SATU had planned to destroy human being in the Grey stone Compound.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Reaching the level of akarma, the level of acting in spiritual consciousness, is the challenge for every human being.
        • It seems that these S-E-A-Values are all about what ethnologists call the Umwelt — the area of alarm around members of the brute creation, such as human beings.
        • People believed that the werewolves, or werehyenas, which they called buda, were too strong in those places to permit safe habitation by human beings.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
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      Meaning of human being for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "human being" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
      Definiteness: Level 9
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