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1. humanities

noun. ['hjuːˈmænɪtiːz, juːˈmænɪtiːz'] studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills).

Synonyms

  • Romanticism
  • Sinology
  • trivium
  • discipline
  • performing arts
  • beaux arts
  • humanistic discipline
  • classicalism
  • Orientalism
  • Romantic Movement
  • library science
  • musicology
  • neoclassicism
  • field
  • chronology
  • stemmatology
  • quadrivium
  • arts
  • subject area
  • art history
  • field of study
  • study
  • liberal arts
  • fine arts
  • literary study
  • classicism
  • history
  • subject field
  • Occidentalism
  • Oriental Studies
  • philosophy
  • linguistics
  • bailiwick
  • subject
  • stemmatics
  • philology

Antonyms

  • classicism
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline
  • future

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Words that Rhyme with Humanities

  • christianity's
  • humanity's

Example sentences of the word humanities


1. Noun, plural
The college offers undergraduate degrees only and is known for its strong humanities program.

Quotes containing the word humanities


1. No harm's done to history by making it something someone would want to read."(The Course of Human Events, NEH Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities 2003)
- David McCullough

2. The humanities should constitute the core of any university worth the name.
- Terry Eagleton

3. In trying to justify the humanities, as in trying to live a life, what may turn out to matter most is holding one's nerve.
- Stefan Collini

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