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1. The human race; man, taken collectively. The proper study of mankind is man. (Pore)

2. Men, as distinguished from women; the male portion of human race.

3. Human feelings; humanity.

Origin: as. Mancynn. See kin kindred, kind.

Manlike; not womanly; masculine; bold; cruel. Are women grown so mankind? Must they be wooing? (Beau. & Fl) Be not too mankind against your wife. (Chapman)