Search Vocabulary Lesson 1

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"human being"

HUMANUS

humane

adj. Having the worthy qualities of human beings, such as kindness or compassion.

humanism

n. A philosophy in which interests and values or human beings are of primary importance.

humanities

n. Branches of knowledge concerned with human beings and their culture: philosophy, literature, and the fine arts, as distinguished from the sciences.

"human being" "man"

ANTHROPOS

anthropology

n. The scientific study of the origins, cultural development, and customs of human beings.

misanthrope

n. A person who hates all people.

"human being"

HOMI, HOMIN

homicide

n. The killing of one person by another; a person who kills another.

virile

adj. Having certain characteristics traditionally associated with masculinity, especially physical strength, vitality, and assertiveness.

"woman"

GYNE

gynecology

n. The branch of medicine dealing with disorders and treatment of the reproductive system in women.

"woman"

FEMINA

feminism

n. The belief that women should possess the same political and economic rights as men.

feminist

n. A supporter of women's claims to the same rights and treatment as men.

"self"

AUTOS

autocrat

n.1. A ruler who has absolute or unlimited power; a despot.
2. Any arrogant, dominating person.

automaton

n. A person who behaves in a mechanical, routine manner, a robot.

autonomy

n. The condition of being self-governing; independence.

autopsy

n. The examination of a corpse to determine the cause of death.

egoism

n. Conceit; valuing everything according to one's personal interest; excessive confidence in the rightness of one's own opinion. (In ethics, egoism is the belief in self-love as a proper motive for human conduct; in psychology, ego means "the self." the part of the mind concerned with the outside world.) Egotism can mean "boastfulness and/or selfishness.

Nothing human is alien to me.

Humani nihil a me alienum puto.

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