human vs nonhuman


human vs nonhuman
hominian hominian hominid hominidadj. characterizing the family {Hominidae}, which includes {Homo sapiens} sapiens as well as extinct species of manlike creatures. [Narrower terms: {human (vs. nonhuman) ] WordNet 1.5]

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  • human vs nonhuman — humanlike humanlike adj. resembling a human. [Narrower terms: {human (vs. nonhuman) ] Syn: anthropomorphic, anthropomorphous. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonhuman — adjective not human; not belonging to or produced by or appropriate to human beings nonhuman primates such as chimpanzees • Ant: ↑human • Similar to: ↑anthropoid, ↑anthropoidal, ↑apelike, ↑bloodless, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • nonhuman — onhuman adj. not human. Opposite of {human}. [Narrower terms: {anthropoid, anthropoidal, apelike}; {bloodless}; {dehumanized, unhuman}; {grotesque, monstrous, unnatural}; {mechanical}] [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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