A week later, the rude engineer got a call from the director of human relations.
human life may be precious, but the way it gets taken away is not always the same.
Then I think about how to translate that very real question, about human nature or the world, into a plot.
Meanwhile, vulnerability, risk, unpredictability, and sudden transformation are the constitutive experiences of human life.
Made from Japanese paper and thread, her rebozo is a critique of the condition of the planet and human behavior, the artist said.
How, he inquires, can we seize the thread of the progress of the human mind?
If the great end be human happiness, Then Nature deviates; and can man do less?
I was astonished at the human way in which my guide conversed with me.
With pictures of human Infelicity in Men possessed of them all, v.267, etc.
There were nearly five hundred more—five hundred human beings on board the Pandora!
mid-15c., humain, humaigne, from Old French humain, umain (adj.) "of or belonging to man" (12c.), from Latin humanus "of man, human," also "humane, philanthropic, kind, gentle, polite; learned, refined, civilized," probably related to homo (genitive hominis) "man" (see homunculus) and to humus "earth," on notion of "earthly beings," as opposed to the gods (cf. Hebrew adam "man," from adamah "ground"). Cognate with Old Lithuanian zmuo (accusative zmuni) "man, male person."
As a noun, from 1530s. Its Old English cognate guma (from Proto-Germanic *guman-) survives only in disguise in bridegroom. Related: Humanness. Human rights attested by 1680s; human being by 1690s. Human relations is from 1916; human resources attested by 1907, American English, apparently originally among social Christians and drawn from natural resources.