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To begin your search, go to the alphabetical index below and click on the first letter of the word you are searching for.

mankind, humankind, human race

Choose gender-inclusive nouns such as people, the human race, humankind or humanity rather than mankind.

  • In the history of humankind (or humanity or the human race), there have been few despots who were loved by their people.
  • Would Neil Armstrong have said, "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind" in these gender-sensitive times?