human being meaning


    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
        • The aliens in the science-fiction film wanted to assimilate human beings into their own race.
        • Thou favourest man with knowledge and teachest a human being understanding.
        • 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.
      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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      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of human being for the defined word.

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