from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The sum of qualities and traits shared by all humans.

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  • noun The fundamental set of qualities, and the range of behaviour, shared by all humans.

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  • noun the shared psychological attributes of humankind that are assumed to be shared by all human beings


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