homo-, hom-, hum- (Latin: human beings, mankind, man).
This Latin homo- is related to humus, "earth" or "born" and so it is said to mean "earthly being" or "born of the earth" and also refers to all of humanity. Don't confuse this Latin homo- with the Greek homo- that means "same" or "equal".
1. Special honor or respect shown or expressed publicly.
2. Ceremonial acknowledgment by a vassal of allegiance to his lord. A vassal was one who held land from a feudal lord and received protection in return for homage and allegiance.
One who is inclined to homicide.
1. The killing of one person by another.
2. One who kills another person.
1. A primate of the family Hominidae, of which the modern human, Homo sapiens, is the only extant species.
2. Of or belonging to the Hominidae.
1. Devouring or feeding upon human beings.
2. The consumption or devouring of human beings.
The evolutionary development of characteristics, especially mental or spiritual ones, that are held to distingush man from other animals.
1. Of human form; man-like (rather than ape-like).
2. An animal resembling a human being.
3. Of or belonging to the superfamily Hominoidea, which includes the apes and humans.
Literally, "upright man"; an extinct ancestor of the modern human being (Homo sapiens) living approximately 1.5 million years ago and known by fossils to have had an upright stature, a smallish brain, and a low forehead.
Literally, "skillful man"; An extinct ancestor of the modern human being (Homo sapiens) living approximately 1.5 million years ago and charactherized its ability to make and use tools.
Literally "wise man"; the modern human being, the only extant species of the genus, or family, that also included other species named Homo. Of the family, Hominidae.
A diminutive or dwarfish man.
1. Of, pertaining to, or typical of humans or humankind.
2. Having or exhibiting the form, nature, or qualities typical of humans.
3. Made up of people.
4. Essentially a classifying term relating to individuals or people collectively.
Characterized by kindness, mercy, or compassion.
One devoted to the promotion of human welfare and the advancement of social reforms; a philanthropist.
1. Human beings as a group.
2. The quality, condition, or fact of being human; humanness.
1. Resembling a human being in appearance.
2. An android (male form) or gynoid (female form).
1. Lacking kindness or pity; brutal.
2. Lacking emotional warmth; cold.
3. Not in accord with human needs.
4. Not of ordinary human form; monstrous.
Lacking pity or compassion; cruel.
1. Lack of pity or compassion.
2. An inhuman or cruel act.