Meaning of human

hu•man

Pronunciation: (hy'mun or, often, y'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or having the nature of people: human frailty.
  2. consisting of people: the human race.
  3. of or pertaining to the social aspect of people: human affairs.
  4. sympathetic; humane: a warmly human understanding.
—n.
  1. a human being.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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