Here’s an example of אנושות in context:
הַשּׁוֹאָה הָיְתָה מַכָּה גְּדוֹלָה לָאֱנוֹשׁוּת. The Holocaust was a big blow (hit) for humanity. In adjective form, אנושות becomes אֱנוֹשִׁי, such as in the phrase, מַעֲנֶה אֱנוֹשִׁי – human response (such as when you’d call a hotline and ask to speak to a human being).
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